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2014/11/25 16:08
2014/11/25 16:08
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Bud Norris rides atop a wagon drawn by the Budweiser Clydesdale before the Astros season opener against the Colorado Rockies at Minute Maid Park on Friday, April 6,...
2014/11/25 16:08
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2014/11/25 00:20
2014/11/25 00:20
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ST. LOUIS – As the Cardinals continue to maneuver in the offseason, a major piece of the club’s celebrated development machine has moved to Oakland. According to Oakland media, Director of Scouting...
2014/11/19 15:38
2014/11/19 15:38
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Here’s more from out west: Gustavo Vasquez, the agent for third baseman Pablo Sandoval, plans to speak with the Giants by phone this evening after wrapping up a lengthy visit to Boston yesterday, Ken...
2014/11/18 22:22
2014/11/18 22:22
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The Houston Astros have agreed to terms with outfielder Alex Presley on a one-year contract for the 2015 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement was made by Astros General...
2014/11/18 18:05
2014/11/18 18:05
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Franchise Notes In Houston, Evan Drellich wrote the Astros "have acted like small-market paupers" since Owner Jim Crane took over in '11, but the market size "dictates they have a latent capability...
2014/11/18 17:23
2014/11/18 17:23
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One of the Chicago Cubs’ most exciting young prospects looked like a bust at this time a year ago. Chicago executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had long prized Anthony Rizzo, a Red Sox draft pick...
2014/11/16 20:32
2014/11/16 20:32
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The gap between the haves and have-nots in baseball have lessened because of revenue sharing and financial incentives not to overspend in the draft and free agency, according to Evan Drellich of the...
2014/11/15 05:39
2014/11/15 05:39
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Arizona Fall League Stats: 21 G, .187/.292/.227, 3 2B, 7 RBI, 12 BB, 17 K Rio Ruiz had a consistent season in the hitter-friendly California League, as he batted .293/.387/.436 with 50 extra-base...
2014/11/14 19:32
2014/11/14 19:32
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There is nothing imminent for the Astros, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle, but GM Jeff Luhnow says he got a “pretty good feel” for price tags and availability for possible...
2014/11/14 17:22
2014/11/14 17:22
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Appel finished with a 2.61 ERA, 24/8 K/BB ratio and .167 opponent average in 31 innings with Salt River. In his final start Wednesday, he was sitting comfortably in the mid-90s and hit 98 mph in his...
2014/11/14 05:12
2014/11/14 05:12
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The Astros finished with the worst bullpen ERA in baseball this past season at 4.80. Chad Qualls led the team in saves with 19 along with a 3.33 ERA and a 43/5 K/BB ratio in 51 1/3 innings, but...
2014/11/12 19:23
2014/11/12 19:23
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PHOENIX — Ben Cherington believes he knows better than ever who has been a good defensive player and who has not. But even with the advances made across the industry in measuring performance on that...
2014/11/12 04:02
2014/11/12 04:02
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Dipoto, though, doesn’t feel the need to unload any relievers. Almost all of them have options, so they can be kept as inventory. “If 2012 and 2013 are indicative of how difficult it is to get...
2014/11/10 05:32
2014/11/10 05:32
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Here’s the latest front office moves around baseball. The Astros are preparing to hire former Rockies Sr. VP of Baseball Operations Bill Geivett as a cross-checker, reports Tracy Ringolsby of...
2014/11/10 04:12
2014/11/10 04:12
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Astros GM Jeff Luhnow can see a situation in which 2013 #1 draft pick Mark Appel joins the Astros in the major leagues. Via Eric Smith for the Houston Chronicle, Luhnow said, “There’s no question that...
2014/11/06 04:45
2014/11/06 04:45
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The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Hank Conger in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels got right-hander Nick Tropeano and minor league catcher Carlos Perez in the deal...
2014/11/05 00:23
2014/11/05 00:23
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HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have hired Alan Zinter to be the club's assistant hitting coach, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Zinter, 46, spent the last three seasons as...
2014/11/04 22:22
2014/11/04 22:22
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Ruiz is coming off a bang-up season at the plate at Class A Advanced Lancaster, where he hit .293 with 11 homers, 77 RBIs and a .387 on-base percentage. That puts him on track to open next season at...
2014/11/03 23:22
2014/11/03 23:22
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HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have claimed right-handed pitcher Will Harris off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Additionally, the Astros selected...
2014/10/31 14:12
2014/10/31 14:12
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Two years ago, the Kansas City Royals were coming off of their fourth consecutive 90-loss season. Now they’re American League champions after showing that quick turnarounds are possible with a few...
2014/11/25 16:08
2014/11/25 16:08
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