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Wednesday Apr 9 | Climbing Tal's Hill

Springer Training

The sizzle on the Astros 2-0 start has quickly dissolved into a 3-5 record, losing five of six.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, L.J Hoes, Robbie Grossman, Baltimore Orioles, Yasiel Puig

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Houston Chronicle

In the AL, bench roles can be trying

It's too early in the season for the Astros to think anyone's a hot hand yet. A day after first baseman Jesus Guzman and right fielder L.J. Hoes both homered in a 6-2 opening day win over the Yankees, both were out of the lineup Thursday in favor of their platoon partners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jesus Guzman, L.J Hoes, Marc Krauss

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Astros nab OF Presley off waivers

The Houston Astros claimed outfielder Alex Presley off waivers from the Minnesota Twins Thursday in an effort to bolster their bench depth for the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Aaron Hicks

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Rant Sports

Alex Presley a Sneaky Pickup by Houston Astros' to Add Needed Depth

It's been said many times, perhaps too many times, but the concept of competition being key for the Houston Astros is continually proving to be effective, and they've played right into that strategy with their latest addition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Grossman

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

MLB: Starling Marte and Pirates finalize $31M deal

Bradenton, Fla. a Starling Marte wants to be part of what he hopes will be a long run of success for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Climbing Tal's Hill

Astros Are Left with One Left Hander in the Bullpen

Ever since the Houston Astros claimed Raul Valdes off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies last fall, I questioned his place on the 40-man roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brad Peacock, Kevin Chapman, Darin Downs, Dallas Keuchel

Houston Chronicle

Astros claim outfielder off waivers

Alex Presley, picked up by the Astros on waivers, has made plays at Minute Maid before, including this catch when he was with the Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Grossman, L.J Hoes, Marwin Gonzalez

MSNBC

Astros claim Alex Presley off waivers from Twins

Alex Presley entered spring training atop the Twins' center field depth chart, but lost the starting job to Aaron Hicks and now he's headed to Houston after the Astros claimed him off waivers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aaron Hicks

Crawfish Boxes

Astros news: Outfielder Alex Presley claimed off waivers, Raul Valdes designated for assignment

On Thursday, the Astros announced a roster move that shook up its 25-man roster slightly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Morneau, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

TwinCities

Twins: Chris Parmelee, Alex Presley also placed on waivers

According to a person with direct knowledge, the Twins also placed outfielders Chris Parmelee and Alex Presley on outright waivers Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Oswaldo Arcia, Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Reeling Twins look to buck 90-loss trend

In the past three years, the Minnesota Twins have lost 291 games. Ninety-nine in 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Justin Morneau, Terry Ryan, NHL Players

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Star Tribune

Leadoff job, multiyear contract next on Dozier's agenda

A year ago, Dozier was in major league camp trying to prove himself, following a 2012 season in which he made his Twins debut but was sent down in August and then not called back up in September.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Jean Segura

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Rum Bunter

Pirates Trade Rumors: Outfielders on the Block

The Pittsburgh Pirates trade rumors have offically begun. The Pirates have a surplus of outfielders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Tabata, Travis Snider, Tony Sanchez, Gregory Polanco, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

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