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7 hrs ago | Houston Astros
There might be no busier man this week than Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan, who's at his first Winter Meetings since being hired in May. In addition to Ryan's duties with the Astros, he's on Minor League Baseball's board of trustees.
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
12 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes
As mentioned in a previous post, I attended Wolforth's Pitching Coaches Bootcamp where Brent Strom and Perry Husbands stole the show.
17 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes
Here are some more players the Astros could potentially select in the Rule 5 draft December 12, 2013.
21 hrs ago | SoDo Mojo
Aug 30, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker walks off the field during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Yesterday | Houston Astros
Rangers manager Ron Washington has made it no secret that he's a big fan of Astros manager Bo Porter, who lost 111 games in his first season as manager in Houston's first year in the American League West.
Relief pitcher Jose Veras began the 2013 Major League Baseball season with the Houston Astros , but was traded to the Detroit Tigers on July 29. Apparently, Veras could begin the 2014 season with the Astros as well as the team searches for an arm to bolster the bullpen.
With players such as Rickey Henderson, Tony La Russa presided over an era of success in Oakland.
Within the last decade, the Houston Astros have been to a World Series , but 2005 seems more like 80 years ago than eight.
Over the course of the last few years, the "faithful" fans of the Houston Astros have been vastly dwindling.
The shopping list of Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow isn't nearly as long as it was a week ago as he and the team's top executives arrive at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort for the start of the Winter Meetings.
Team executives, scouts and agents will begin descending on the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the annual meetings after a busy week of signings and trades.
Astros bring back former Astros reliever Chad Qualls on a two year deal that includes a team option for 2016.
An impressive 63.3% ground ball rate and a FIP at 3.32 and a WAR at .5. Very glad to have him back, and a very solid addition.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the deal is three years and $30 million. The 6-foot-7 Feldman is a nine-year veteran who split 2013 between the Cubs and the Orioles, going 12-12 with a 3.86 ERA in 30 starts.
Had a chance to talk to former Orioles starter Scott Feldman on Friday before he boarded a plane and flew back to California from Houston.