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Cosart leads Astros into series opener in Oakland

Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray deserves to have his name mentioned alongside the elite group of ace pitchers in the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, Coco Crisp

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NBC Action News

Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:56PM CDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:54PM CDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Alcides Escobar, Major League Baseball

SoDo Mojo

Taijuan Walker Shut Down With Shoulder Impingement

Aug 30, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker pitches during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Taijuan Walker, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Kansas City's Cain to DL with groin strain

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain falls onto his back after fouling a ball off his foot against the Houston Astros in the fourth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lorenzo Cain, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Justin Marks

Crawfish Boxes

Stat of the Day: xBABIP and the Impending Astros Offensive Explosion

Regression. It's a word used often on this site. Regression usually is used in a negative connotation ala Jimmy Paredes ' 2013 season and Chris Johnson's 2011 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jimmy Paredes, Baseball Players, Chris Johnson, L.J Hoes, Major League Baseball

Austin American-Statesman

Astros aim to avoid sweep by Royals

Scott Feldman tries to help the Houston Astros avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Jarrod Dyson, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Rant Sports

Houston Astros Make Serious Blunder By Sending Down Robbie Grossman

There are less than a handful of guys on the Houston Astros who aren't sputtering offensively.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Grossman, Major League Baseball, Marc Krauss

The Wichita Eagle

About Mike Moustakas' big night, and what's next

The Royals' Mike Moustakas was welcomed back to the dugout by Salvador Perez and Eric Hosmer after hitting a solo homer against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning Wednesday in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball

Crawfish Boxes

Astros option Kevin Chapman to Triple-A Oklahoma City; Raul Valdes Called Up

The Astros swap left-handed pitchers, send Kevin Chapman to Triple-A Oklahoma City and call up RaAol ValdA©s.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Chapman, Robbie Grossman, Scott Feldman, Darin Downs, Major League Baseball

News Times

Former UConn star gets 'the call'

New Britain native and former UConn star George Springer made his Major League debut with the Houston Astros on April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Climbing Tal's Hill

Houston Astros Fall Thanks to Faulty Bullpen

The night started off with lots of optimism and excitement. Two first inning singles by Omar Infante and Eric Hosmer then brought down everyone's mood.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Eric Hosmer, Dallas Keuchel, Salvador Perez

Crawfish Boxes

Astros vs. Royals: Game No. 15 Preview

RHP Jeremy Guthrie vs. LHP Dallas Keuchel Jeremy Guthrie revitalized his career in Kansas City to become a solid back of the rotation starter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Dallas Keuchel, Norichika Aoki, Major League Baseball

The Hartford Courant

Major Program: Olt, Springer Put UConn In Baseball Spotlight

Mike Olt didn't send an extended text to George Springer on Wednesday morning when he heard that his former UConn teammate finally had been called up to the Houston Astros .

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Olt, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, C.J. Wilson, Masahiro Tanaka, Derek Jeter

Albany Times Union

Houston Astros call up former ValleyCat Springer

It took a couple of weeks longer than initially thought but outfielder George Springer makes it a round number, becoming player number 30 to go from "The Joe" to "The Show."

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Crawfish Boxes

What can we expect from George Springer?

FanGraphs has four projection systems: Steamer, Oliver, Fans and ZiPS. I'll leave the explanation of the projection systems up to the FanGraphs Library , but the projection systems over all expect Springer to do very well in the majors this year.

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Lincoln Daily News

Royals Beat Astros, Ventura Earns First MLB Win

Lost amid the fawning and hoopla over the raw stuff Kansas City Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura wields at his choosing was the fact that, entering Tuesday night, he had yet to record his first big-league win.

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

Houston Astros

Jackie is never far from Porter's thoughts

For Astros manager Bo Porter, the opportunity to honor the legacy of Jackie Robinson goes beyond getting the chance to wear the legend's No.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Houston Astros

Feldman to make next start after death of father

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Climbing Tal's Hill

George Springer has been called up to the Houston Astros

The day is finally here, Astros fans. Top prospect George Springer has been put on the 25-man roster and will join the team tomorrow according to multiple media reports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Robbie Grossman

Business Journal

Texas minor league team may switch back to Astros, report says

Officials with the Round Rock Express minor league baseball team are considering changing its major league affiliate from the Texas Rangers to the Houston Astros.

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