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Springer takes BP as rookie nears return from DL

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4

The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Derek Norris

Rock Hill Herald

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead RBI single as part of a six-run top of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Houston Astros, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Derek Norris, Yoenis Cespedes

Inside Bay Area

Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4

The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race.

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

Inside Bay Area

Appel's move to Double-A is controversial

All it took was one good outing for Mark Appel to earn a promotion. The former Stanford ace, the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Crawfish Boxes

Astros trade rumors: Market heating up for starting pitchers

Doubling down on the reports from Monday that the Astros were willing to move starting pitching, Brian McTaggart tweets out the following trade winds update: Astros getting increased calls about pitching today after they said Monday they'd be willing to move a starter.

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Marlin Maniac

Christian Yelich: The Miami Marlins Hidden Gem

Jul 25, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Miami Marlins designated hitter Jarrod Saltalamacchia is congratulated by left fielder Christian Yelich after scoring a run during the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Crawfish Boxes

Astros trade rumors: Predicting Luhnow at the trade deadline

Neither a buyer nor a seller be; For a sale oft loses both player and fan, And buying dulls the edge of husbandry, whatever the heck that is.

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Crawfish Boxes

The Daily Boil: Houston hosts statheads

This week Houston will play host to the 2nd of the two annual SABR conventions, highlighting the history of baseball in Houston dating back to the 1850's, African-American teams in Texas and the beloved Astrodome.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Sports, Major League Baseball

Houston Astros

Astros, Feldman look to secure series win vs. A's

Jeff Samardzija and Scott Feldman will square off again on Tuesday when the Astros host the A's at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Major League Baseball

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Swingin' A's

A Change of Scenery? Athletics Interested in Nick Franklin

Sep 1, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin throws to first base during the fifth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Nick Franklin, Dustin Ackley, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Athletics at Astros

The Oakland Athletics look to add on to the best record in the majors when they open a three-game road series against the reeling Houston Astros on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics, Brett Oberholtzer

Crawfish Boxes

On the Astros: The Appel Incident, perception and reporters with opinions

There's a tricky intersection of sports reporting, opinion and public perception.

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Crawfish Boxes

Monday's Three Astros Things

One name duplicated on the lists, which looked at relievers who did not have a start, threw at least 50 innings with an ERA+ of 150 or better and less than 10 saves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Major League Baseball

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Minor League Recap: Games of July 27, 2014

I'm expecting regression, but it doesn't really come, and then he'll have a sort of rough outing like this one, and it's not because of BAbip regression, but homers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Max Stassi, Baseball Players, Jonathan Villar, Major League Baseball

Houston Astros

Dinged early, McHugh unable to end winless stretch

Collin McHugh returned to the mound for the Astros for the first time in three weeks following a stint on the disabled list, and he still couldn't find his way into the win column.

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Related Topix: Sports, Collin McHugh, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, American League

Crawfish Boxes

Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcomes Performance Analysis:...

Back in November I shared how pitchers who toiled for the 2013 Astros graded out versus their American League peers according to my Fielding and Ballpark-Independent Outcomes statistical evaluation system .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rant Sports

Houston Astros: Teammates Right in Being Upset Over Mark Appel's Promotion

There are reports surfacing that some of the players in the Houston Astros ' clubhouse are not happy about the promotion of Mark Appel to the double-a affiliate Corpus Christi Hooks.

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Rant Sports

Manager Bo Porter Can Prove His Worth in the Following Days for the Houston Astros

With everything the Houston Astros ' front office has been dealing with lately, the last thing the team needs is a rift between the players and management.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, George Springer

Houston Astros

This Deadline will be a lot quieter in Houston

The days leading up to the non-waiver Trade Deadline the previous four years have been a whirlwind for Astros fans, who saw the team begin its ambitious rebuilding plan by trading away franchise stalwarts Lance Berkman and , among others, in the years to come.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chad Qualls, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

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