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The case for keeping Jon Singleton in Triple-A

As you are hopefully well aware of by now, Houston Astros top prospect Jonathan Singleton has been absolutely killing it in Triple-A.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Singleton, Major League Baseball, Marc Krauss

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Astros blow winning chances in the ninth against the Athletics; Houston loses 4-3

Allow me to set the scene of where I was 'watching' the game today. I live within the city limit of Houston and don't have the ability to get Comcast.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jonathan Villar, Chris Carter, Josh Donaldson, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

Houston Astros' George Springer Plugged Right Into Middle of Order After Long Awaited Call-Up

The Houston Astros are well on the way to yet another ugly season as the youth movement continues to grind forward.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

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How Did Astros Minor League Starting Pitchers Perform Collectively in ...

In this recent FanPost , I showed how nearly every Astros minor league starting-biased pitcher performed in 2013 relative to their league peers using a novel fielding- and ballpark-independent outcomes statistical evaluation system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Dallas Morning News

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Texas Rangers' David Murphy scores on a three-run, inside-the-park home run as Houston Astros catcher Chris Snyder dives in in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Murphy, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

The State

Philadelphia Phillies

First-year Colorado right-hander Jordan Lyles can remain unbeaten with his new team on Saturday night when the Rockies host the Philadelphia Phillies in the second test of a three-game series at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jordan Lyles, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Dexter Fowler

Houston Astros

Prospect DeShields hit in face by pitch at Double-A

DeShields, who walked off the field under his own power, went 1-for-3 and is hitting .259 with two homers and four RBIs this season as the Hooks' starting center fielder.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Sports Etc.

Anchorage Daily News

Recap: Oakland vs. Houston

Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI and Alberto Callaspo added a three-run shot as the Oakland Athletics hammered the Houston Astros, 11-3, in the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Coco Crisp, Sonny Gray

Kings of Kauffman

Royals Open Homestand With Victory Over Twins

Apr 17, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas drives in a run with a single during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Louis Coleman, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Major League Baseball, Alcides Escobar

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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We Missed ERA's 100th Birthday

I recently acquired a copy of the 1913 edition of Spalding's Official Baseball Guide, and in it, there is some talk of a new statistic for evaluating pitchers beyond pitcher wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Nolan Writin'

Texas Rangers Game 17 - Quick pre-game thoughts

The Texas Rangers start today's game with the 3rd best record in the American League behind the Yankees and Athletics.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Martin Perez, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox

Houston Astros

Porter, Qualls and Keuchel getting over flu-like bug

Astros manager Bo Porter is never one to speak softly, but something finally managed to lower his voice a bit during the last several days.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Baseball Players, Raul Valdes, Major League Baseball

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Astros MiLB Recap: April 17th, 2014

I would be remiss not to give this some love. Lancaster had a throwback night last night and their jersey's are simply beautiful.

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Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Tyler Matzek, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh, Darin Downs

Houston Press

Astros Baseball: Player Name Mispellings, Team Misgivings

Much hyped Astros super-phenom George Springer made his major league debut Wednesday night.

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Houston Astros

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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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

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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

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