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When an early morning team meeting is needed just before facing a team 20 games under .500 in your own house, it might be time to start choosing pallbearers.
I had missed this on Wednesday, so hat tip to Tim for sending this article from Evan Drellich to me yesterday.
It's been a pretty long time since the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians.
Aug 16, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu hits a single during the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S Cellular Field.
Aug 11, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Tommy Milone pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Jun 25, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton hits a home run during the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Vincent Velasquez was dominant, James Ramsay fell a homer shy of the cycle, and the rest of the news from down on the farm.
It would have been easy for Brandon McCarthy to think he has a small margin of error with a three-run lead.
There had been successful pitchers from Texas from baseball's earliest days, but right-hander Nolan Ryan from tiny Alvin became the archetype.
Aug 4, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann talks with starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy during the second inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium.
Kiley McDaniel of FanGraphs said on Twitter today that there is a very real chance the Astros could still sign Brady Aiken around the time of Jacob Nix's grievance hearing.
Every season, football gets in the Astros way. At least, that's how it is for high school sportswriters like me.
Domingo Santana's strikeout woes may not make him a bad player. But they may make the Astros' lineup worse anyway.
Aug 12, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Minnesota Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Give me a pitcher in the system who people don't talk about a lot but you're high on, and why I should be too? Interesting question.
Houston Astros' Jose Altuve beats out the ball for a single as Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer reaches for it in the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Houston.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 04:25 am
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