CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii Sports) - Former Hooks' CEO and current Astros' President Reid Ryan was in town earlier during the Hooks' homestand to see his former staff and check out some of the Astros' prospects.

Ryan talked about the expectations of Jarred Cosart after his stellar pro debut before the all-star break, and also the possibility of calling up George Springer before the end of the year.

The Astros' president also talked about the ongoing television negotiations between the Astros and cable providers regarding CSN Houston. Ryan said the team is looking for a deal that will keep them competitive with other teams in terms of TV revenue.