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Thursday | Albany Times Union

Photos: ValleyCats on MLB rosters

Outfielder George Springer is the latest former Tri-City ValleyCat to reach the major leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, J.B Shuck, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Jordan Lyles, Fernando Abad, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Crawfish Boxes

George Springer promoted: Thoughts on a glorious, if also sad, night

Waking up to the news that George Springer will be in uniform Wednesday for the Houston Astros Baseball Club was awesome.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Robbie Grossman, Paul Clemens, Brad Peacock

Crawfish Boxes

Grossman Optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City; Harrell Designated for Assignment

The times they are a-changin' around Astroland with George Springer being called up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Grossman, Lucas Harrell, L.J Hoes, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Climbing Tal's Hill

Houston Astros' Defense is Much Smarter in 2014

When it comes to talent, the Houston Astros are deficient compared to their competitors.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS Local

Rangers, Darvish Look To Continue Dominance Of Astros

Texas went 17-2 against the Astros last season, including wins in each of the last 11 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Yu Darvish, Scott Feldman, Roger Clemens

Jays Journal

Series Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

Apr 8, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera celebrates their victory with center fielder Colby Rasmus and right fielder Jose Bautista against the Houston Astros at Rogers Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Colby Rasmus, Jose Bautista

Toronto Blue Jays

McGowan gets call for opener with Orioles

Friday's start originally belonged to R.A. Dickey, but Toronto wanted to separate Brandon Morrow and Dustin McGowan in the rotation, so McGowan will now take the hill for the series opener in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Dustin McGowan, Brandon Morrow, J.J. Hardy, Pete Walker

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Rant Sports

Houston Astros' Jarred Cosart is One Step Away from Greatness

In all likelihood, most people haven't heard the name Jarred Cosart . But if mentioned in a story pertaining to him almost no-hitting the Tampa Bay Rays in his debut, most people have indeed heard of him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarred Cosart

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Crawfish Boxes

On the Astros: Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt's retirement leaves lingering questions

During batting practice Saturday, Lance Berkman walked up to greet Astros manager Bo Porter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Jason Jennings, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Rant Sports

Baltimore Orioles Need Bud Norris to Have Quality Start Today to Rest Bullpen

The problem that people kept bringing up throughout the offseason was that the Baltimore Orioles ' starting rotation isn't good enough to compete in the powerhouse that is the American League East .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen

FakeTeams

Buy and Hold: Week 1

The first installment of the Buy and Hold looks at five prospects who are worth holding onto in redraft leagues for their eventual call up.

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Related Topix: Sports

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Tigers tab Porcello to uphold spotless record

When Bud Norris makes his season debut against the 3-0 Tigers on Saturday, he'll be out to prove that the Orioles front office made the right decision by keeping him in the rotation as the fifth starter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Kevin Gausman, Rick Porcello, J.J. Hardy, Ryan Flaherty

The Baltimore Sun

Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

Bud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Doug Fister, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, L.J Hoes, J.J. Hardy

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Jersey number has special meaning for Astros' Hoes

In this March 8, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros right fielder L.J. Hoes, left, bats in a spring exhibition baseball game against the New York Yankees in Kissimmee, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, L.J Hoes, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Orioles Season Preview Long a weakness for Orioles, starting rotation full of potential this year

When Ubaldo Jimenez was about to sign the biggest free-agent deal for a pitcher in Orioles franchise history, he considered the rotation he was joining.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Zach Britton, Ubaldo Jimenez, Cleveland Indians

Crawfish Boxes

Astros spring training: Comparing the 2013 and 2014 Opening Day rosters

Now that the 25-man roster is set, the lineup is set and the rotation is set, it's time to do some comparisons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Altuve, Brett Wallace, Jarred Cosart, Brett Oberholtzer, Dallas Keuchel

TSN.ca

2014 American League West preview

Baseball season is just around the corner and TSN.ca has you covered for who's in, who's out and what to expect from all 30 teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jordan Lyles, Jason Castro

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Crawfish Boxes

Astros spring training: On whether Jeff Luhnow has done a good job

Has there ever been a moment that clarified things as much as when Wade contended that his newly-signed third baseman would see his power jump back up to 20+ home runs a year, just because of the Crawford Boxes? In one quote, we get the unraveling of all semblance of competency from one man.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Wallace, Jordan Lyles, Mark Melancon, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Bud Norris finishes a strong spring and will likely slot fourth or fifth in rotation

Right-hander Bud Norris has talked this spring about showing Orioles fans what he can do when he is healthy and pitching at the level he demands from himself.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Climbing Tal's Hill

Scott Feldman Effect

Last week the Houston Astros confirmed the foregone conclusion that new team member Scott Feldman would be the Opening Day starter vs. the New York Yankees.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Feldman, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Pedro Strop, Texas Rangers, Ryan Dempster

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