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42 min ago | Crawfish Boxes

Astros claim RHP Samuel Deduno outright from Twins

The Astros have claimed Samuel Deduno from the Twins outright on waivers, meaning he is now a member of the Houston organization.

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4 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill

The very intriguing Mike Foltynewicz

Houston Astros pitcher Mike Foltynewicz is starting to show why he is considered one of the best arms in the organization.

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7 hrs ago | Rayhawk Review

Game 135: Chris Archer Struggles In Rays Loss

Jun 14, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer pitches during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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11 hrs ago | Houston Astros

Feldman looks for second straight win against Rangers

The Rangers pitching woes continue as they get ready to face former teammate Scott Feldman of the Astros on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Scott Feldman, Jose Altuve, Miles Mikolas, Robbie Ross, Major League Baseball

15 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Amherst grad Ryan Rua called up to Rangers, gets single in first major league game

Amherst graduate Ryan Rua made his major league debut Friday night, starting at first base for the Texas Rangers and going 1-for-5 with his first big league hit in a 13-6 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Choice and Odor HRs lead Rangers over Astros 13-6

Texas Ranger's Scott Baker delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Brett Oberholtzer, Michael Choice, Rougned Odor

Climbing Tal's Hill

Silver Boot Swap

Last season the Houston Astros provided help to mostly everyone but themselves in their first go around in the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Yu Darvish, Mitch Moreland, Texas Rangers

Climbing Tal's Hill

Jeff Luhnow vs. Bo Porter: Who will the Houston Astros choose?

Apparently, Porter has expressed his frustration to owner Jim Crane about numerous issues with Luhnow.

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Crawfish Boxes

Quick Look at Michael Feliz

Ed Wade gets a lot of heat around here, a lot is well deserved. But, he was hardly as bad what many make him out to have been.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Harrell struggles again as Kansas City gets 4-2 win over Houston Astros

Houston's Lucas Harrell fell behind hitters again and again on Tuesday night and it cost him just as it had in his other two starts this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals, Yordano Ventura

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

Business Week: Houston Astros' Jeff Luhnow Lets Data Reign

And the sum total of his baseball experience was the McKinsey fantasy league and a business school paper he'd written on how the Chicago Cubs could win the World Series Luhnow's appreciation of the predictive power of data grew out of his experience selling designer jeans.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Looking back and looking ahead: Houston, we've had a problemLooking...

Looking back and looking ahead: Houston, we've had a problem After years of dominating the Astros, Texas has struggled in the Silver Boot series this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Rougned Odor, Marwin Gonzalez, Dan Robertson

Crawfish Boxes

On the Astros: A point about fans, baseball and running a franchise

Following along from afar, the Royals story is very compelling. A once-great team fell on hard times for decades and maybe, sorta, kinda is rising from the ashes.

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Swingin' A's

Andy Parrino is a Viable Candidate to Fill Athletics' 2015 Shortstop Void

Aug 26, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics shortstop Andy Parrino fields a ground ball during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Rangers at Astros

Red-hot Chris Carter looks to homer for the fourth consecutive game when the Houston Astros open a four-game series against the visiting Texas Rangers on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rougned Odor, Nick Tepesch, Collin McHugh

Houston Astros

Signing Nix still a possibility for Astros

Right-hander Jacob Nix, taken by the Astros in the fifth round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, could still wind up with the organization as the result of a grievance filed recently by the Major League Baseball Players Association against the Astros on his behalf, according to a baseball source.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Oakland A's pull out 5-4 victory over Houston Astros

The A's spent eight innings fumbling and bumbling their way to what seemed a sure loss, then regained the poise that has them fighting for the American League West lead with a huge three-run ninth inning, good for a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Oakland Athletics, Eric Sogard

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fuld's homer in 9th lifts A's over Astros 5-4

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Dan Otero

Marlin Maniac

Casey McGehee is not the long-term answer at third base

Jul 25, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee gets a single during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Garrett Jones

Crawfish Boxes

Mark Appel, Nick Tropeano, and Rio Ruiz among Astros heading to Arizona Fall League

As the season winds down, the eyes of the baseball world turn to the postseason and the offseason.

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