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2 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

Mike Moustakas Has Found His Power Bat

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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6 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Athletics at Astros

The Oakland Athletics have fallen out of first place in the American League West and attempt to get back on track Thursday when they open a four-game road series against the Houston Astros .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Chris Carter, Martin Perez

10 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Mariners notebook: Kyle Seager’s rhythm search requires work

"We've been basically just trying to find his rhythm," Johnson said. "A lot of it is hand positioning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Dustin Ackley, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Nick Franklin, Hisashi Iwakuma

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Rant Sports

J.D. Martinez: Another Player To Thrive After Leaving Houston Astros

It's really a disturbing trend. The Houston Astros are rebuilding, as they have been for the past five years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, J.D Martinez, Brett Wallace, Major League Baseball, Chris Johnson

Climbing Tal's Hill

Matt Albers is Nursing a Shoulder Injury

The bullpen has not exactly been a strength for the Houston Astros so far in 2014.

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The Cardboard Connection

Lance Berkman Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Best known for his long tenure with the Houston Astros, Lance Berkman cards and autographed memorabilia remain popular with collectors despite his retirement at the end of the 2013 season.

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Astros want more versatility from offense

Home runs had accounted for 59.4 percent of the Astros' runs entering Wednesday, which is largely a product of the team's struggles with runners in scoring position.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

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Lefties haven't been getting job done in bullpen

Astros manager Bo Porter admitted Wednesday he's concerned about the inability of his left-handed relief pitchers to get outs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kevin Chapman

Crawfish Boxes

Houston Astros Minor League Recap: 4/22/14

Not one single team in the Astros organization - including the big-league club - lost yesterday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, J.D Martinez, Major League Baseball, Rhiner Cruz, David Martinez, Jon Singleton

Crawfish Boxes

Astros News: Harrell clears waivers; Amador loanded back to Mexican League

Astros make moves at the minor league level - options Lucas Harrell to Triple-A Oklahoma City and loan Japhet Amador to Los Diablos Rojos of the Mexican League.

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Astros turn to Cosart to complete sweep in Seattle

Pitchers Jarred Cosart and Chris Young have ample reason to be excited when they take Safeco Field's mound Wednesday in the finale of a three-game set between the Mariners and Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jarred Cosart, Baseball Players, Hisashi Iwakuma, Erasmo Ramirez

Tue Apr 22, 2014

ABC News

McHugh Strikes out 12 as Astros Beat Seattle 5-2

Collin McHugh struck out a career-high 12 in his season debut, and Jason Castro, Chris Carter and Matt Dominguez homered to lift the Houston Astros to a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Justin Smoak, Kyle Seager

KXXV-TV Waco

Jury ponders ex-pitcher's police brutality suit

A jury has begun deliberating a former Houston Astros pitcher's multimillion-dollar brutality lawsuit against Galveston police officers who beat him in 2008.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Backe, Baseball Players

Rant Sports

Scott Feldman's Move To DL Makes Houston Astros' Rotation Vulnerable

Scott Feldman was leading the majors in ERA until his most recent start. But even after that start, he's still rocking a 2-1 record with a 1.69 ERA and only 16 hits in 26.2 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jarred Cosart, Brett Oberholtzer, Brad Peacock, Dallas Keuchel

MassLive.com

Straight A's: Injuries haven't stopped Oakland from rising...

The Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson follows through on an RBI double against the Houston Astros in teh seventh inning at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson, Coco Crisp, American League, Miguel Cabrera

Jays Journal

Toronto Blue Jays Claim Outfielder Darin Mastroianni From Twins

Sep 3, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Minnesota Twins center fielder Darin Mastroianni leads off of first base against the Houston Astros during the first inning at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Darin Mastroianni, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Kenny Wilson

Minor League Ball

Prospect of the Day: Jonathan Singleton, 1B, Houston Astros

Houston Astros first base prospect Jonathan Singleton is off to an excellent start so far in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Singleton, Hunter Pence

Crawfish Boxes

History Repeats: May 2005 and April 2014 Astros

Climb down from your ledge, Astros fans. The Astros' team-wide slump is temporary, and it's not even the worst slump in recent history.

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

The Miami Herald

Dominguez homers to lead Astros over Mariners

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Felix Hernandez

The News Tribune

Recap: Seattle vs. Houston

Matt Dominguez and Marc Krauss both homered and Dallas Keuchel held Seattle to two runs in six innings as the Houston Astros took the opener of a three-game set from the Mariners, 7-2, on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marc Krauss, Baseball Players, Dallas Keuchel, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Major League Baseball, Kyle Seager

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