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The Miami Herald
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.
Thu May 16, 2013
Thursday's Three Astros Things
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Wed May 15, 2013
The difference between the Miami Marlins and the Houston Astros is credibility
Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros are not doing well right now, but the future seems brighter than that of the Marlins'. - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Marlins tore down their roster last season and were chided for it.
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.
Cabrera, Fister lead Tigers over Astros
Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and Doug Fister was effective over seven innings to lead the Detroit Tigers past the lowly Houston Astros, 6-2, in the middle test of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
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.
Houston Astros Place Jose Altuve on Bereavement List
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will miss at least the next three to seven days on the bereavement list in order to be with his family after his grandmother passed away.
Fish Bites: Impending Miami Marlins roster decisions
With players set to come off the DL, the Marlins will likely face a few big decisions in the coming days.
New leadoff man Dirks has monster game in win
Center field is just half the challenge of replacing Austin Jackson in the Tigers lineup.
Albany Times Union
Different league, same ol' penny-pinching Astros
I feel so bad writing about the woebegone Houston Astros today, if at all possible I will refrain from mentioning any of their players.
Lewis gets anti-inflammation shot
Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis, who is in the final stages of recovering from flexor tendon surgery, has been diagnosed with a mild case of tendinitis in his right triceps muscle.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Young outfielders receive lengthy tryouts
Thirty-nine games into a 162-game season, the rebuilding Astros have started extended evaluations at all three of their outfield positions.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tigers' Fister faces Astros looking for fifth win
The Astros right-hander will start against Detroit in the second of a three-game series on Tuesday night at Comerica Park, his second meeting with Detroit this month.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Astros' Altuve leaves game
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve left Monday's game against the Tigers after colliding with right fielder Jimmy Paredes going after a fly ball in the second inning.
Altuve leaves game after collision with Paredes
An injury to second baseman Jose Altuve was about the worst thing an already-reeling Astros team needed.
Upcoming homestand key for Pittsburgh Pirates
After taking three of four from the New York Mets in Queens, the Pittsburgh Pirates return home to PNC Park for a 10-game homestand that could frame how the NL Central race will play out as summer begins.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Preview: Astros at Tigers
The Detroit Tigers punished the Houston Astros earlier this month and attempt to do so again when they open a three-game series on Monday at Comerica Park .
Sun May 12, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Luhnow made good gambles, but most of them aren't paying off
There were multiple roads the Astros could have taken for 2013. They had no visions of playoffs, figured it was a transition year to the AL West and were hoping only to provide a bridge to the future.
Astros report: Gonzalez happy to be back in Houston
A quiet Mother's Day morning in the Astros' clubhouse got an extra jolt of energy as players greeted Edgar Gonzalez, the veteran pitcher who returned to the ballclub as Philip Humber was designated for assignment.
Astros report: Ninth-inning rally comes up short
Former Astros star Lance Berkman admitted he never imagined the decisive run Saturday night would be his leadoff home run in the seventh.