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Major League Baseball
Blackley lends hand to those hit by tornado
The Astros' organization-wide efforts to aid victims of Monday's devastating tornado in Oklahoma have trickled down to individual players.
Thu May 23, 2013
Climbing Tal's Hill
The Jed Lowrie Trade is going to Work OutVery Well
Jeff Luhnow's first trade in his new position as General Manager of the very rebuilding Houston Astros was a great one.
Astros win series with 3-1 victory over Royals
Houston Astros' Jordan Lyles winds up to pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Houston.
Wed May 22, 2013
Paredes starts at third for ailing Dominguez
With starter Matt Dominguez nursing a sore left quadriceps muscle, Jimmy Paredes was in the lineup at third base in Wednesday's series finale against the Royals.
Milone, A's look to keep tormenting Astros
The Astros will be looking for their first win against the Athletics in seven tries when they welcome the A's to Minute Maid Park on Friday for the opener a three-game series.
The Astros could surely use Kevin Gausman. Just sayin'
Correa was taken first in the 2012 draft and Gausman was taken fourth, just behind catcher Mike Zunino, who is already making waves at AAA.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Astros help Royals end four-game skid
The Royals rallied Tuesday for a 7-3 victory at Minute Maid Park by scoring all seven runs against the Astros' bullpen and with the aid of some atrocious defense.
That Balls Outta Here
Mid Series Six-Pack: "Winning would destroy the morale for sure."
It's been a pretty crazy couple of days for the the Phillies, with the frantic, exhilarating wins and the slow, dreadful losses.
Norris rested, ready for turn against Royals
Astros pitcher Bud Norris could have taken his regular turn in the rotation on Sunday in Pittsburgh after leaving a May 13 start against the Tigers with back spasms.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas
Royals blow lead to worst team in league
HOUSTON Matt Dominguez hit a three-run homer and Jason Castro added a solo shot to give the Houston Astros a 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Kings of Kauffman
Series Q&A with Climbing Tal's Hill
May 8, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve and right fielder Brandon Barnes celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Angels in the ninth inning at Minute Maid Park.
Fri May 17, 2013
Dropped fly ball gives Pirates 5-4 win over Astros
Jimmy Paredes dropped Russell Martin's bases-loaded fly ball when he collided with second baseman Jake Elmore with two outs in the ninth inning, the second missed catch by a Houston right fielder, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Astros 5-4 Friday night.
MLB Power Rankings: Re-Ranking All 30 MLB Rotations at the 1-Quarter Mark
It's the last week of September. Your team is in a three-way tie for the final playoff spot with five games left to play.
Astros report: Porter support shifts in face of pitchers' criticisms
Starters have complained privately, while sometimes making their displeasure known publicly through negative in-game reactions to base hits they believe would have been caught had a shift not been in place.
Tue May 14, 2013
First pitch: Astros' Altuve out until Saturday; Norris' back still tight; Elmore debuts
Forty-five minutes after arriving at Comerica Park via a cab ride, Jake Elmore found his name in the team's starting lineup.
Clemens impressing Astros in long-relief role
Paul Clemens had spent the majority of his Minor League career preparing to be a starting pitcher in the big leagues.
St. Petersburg Times
Cubs sign Rizzo to long deal
The slugging first baseman agreed Monday to a $41 million, seven-year contract that could be worth up to $68 million over nine seasons.
Bless You Boys
Overanalysis: Tigers take advantage of high fastball, score runs in bunches
The Tigers took advantage of Bud Norris' inability to locate his fastball en route to a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros.
American League Recaps
Justin Masterson cooled off the New York Yankees, tossing his second shutout of the season, as the red-hot Cleveland Indians nipped the New York Yankees, 1-0, in the opener of Monday's makeup doubleheader at Progressive Field.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Houston Astros - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH For a man who quotes himself in his locker room and spent his team's first road game this season doing pregame pushups along the dirt warning track at Seattle's Safeco Field , learning how to live as a member of the 2013 Houston Astros has become the biggest challenge of Bo Porter's career.