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1 hr ago | NBC Miami
The Miami Marlins were dealing again at the MLB Winter Meetings in Orlando Thursday.
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6 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill
Shin-Soo Choo is the best remaining player on the free agent market. You actually could make the argument that overall, he was the third best free agent this winter.
10 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes
While the Mariners shuffled Corey Hart into the back of a van, the Astros increased talks with Mike Morse and Jose Veras, and displayed interest in Justin Smoak, James Loney, Matt Thornton, and J.P. Howell.
14 hrs ago | Houston Astros
As the holders of the No. 1 pick in the Rule 5 Draft for the third year in a row, the Astros talked to other clubs on Thursday morning to see if there was any interest in moving up to that position.
18 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes
On Wednesday, Houston worked on shoring up its bullpen once more, trading with the San Diego Padres for right-handed pitcher Anthony Bass .
They re-captured the magic the past two seasons, resurrecting franchises and making long-awaited returns to the postseason.
The Houston Astros are a team seeking to reestablish themselves. After three straight years of 100 or more losses, they are now looking from the bottom up.
The Astros are offering a "Once in a Lifetime" experience as part of an industry-wide auction to eradicate cancer, and it's garnering a nice chunk of cash that will eventually go to MLB's Stand Up To Cancer initiative.
So far it's hard to say that Jeff Luhnow has done a bad job with the moves he's made.
Hey, remember when the Astros announced they'd hired that guy none of us had really heard of earlier this week? No, not Scott Feldman.
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.
As mentioned in a previous post, I attended Wolforth's Pitching Coaches Bootcamp where Brent Strom and Perry Husbands stole the show.
Here are some more players the Astros could potentially select in the Rule 5 draft December 12, 2013.
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.
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.