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  1. Former Astros dot Hall of Fame ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Houston Astros

    The Astros have never had a player enter the Baseball Hall of Fame wearing an Astros cap, which is something that will likely change next year. Craig Biggio, who played all 20 of his Major League seasons in Houston, was just two votes shy of being elected to the Hall a year ago and figures to be a shoo-in for 2015.

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  2. MLB Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agent Rumors Around the LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | BleacherReport

    ... to spacious Park. If there's anybody on the market who can hit it out anywhere in that park, it's Tomas. The Houston Astros made great strides in 2014, but the one thing they lacked was some oomph coming out of the bullpen. Ken of the New York Post ...

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  3. 2015 Offseason Astros Hypothetical Trade ThreadRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Crawfish Boxes

    I figured it would be fun to have a running thread for the offseason where we can ridicule each other's hypothetical trades. Plus, I'm bored and this is the kind of geeky shit I love.

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  4. Houston Astros have reached out to David RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Call to the Pen

    ... 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports According to a New York Post report by Ken Davidoff , the Houston Astros have reached out to representatives of free agent closer David Robertson , who is said to be seeking a deal similar to that ...

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  5. LIVE: Lighting the Astros Hot Stove seasonRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Crawfish Boxes

    David talks about his decision to leave Victor Martinez off his AL MVP ballot, Astros hot stove rumors, Rule 5 decisions and more. Leave questions in the comments below for either podcast and we'll do our best to get them answered.

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  6. Ranking Houston Astros' Top 10 Prospects Heading Into 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Rant Sports

    The Astros have one of the best farm systems in all of baseball even though some of their top prospects have made their way to the major leagues already. With a solid mix of pitching and hitting, the future looks bright for the lowly Astros.

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  7. 5 Free Agents the Houston Astros Could PursueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Rant Sports

    Sound the alarm, the Houston Astros did not finish in last place, during the 2014 MLB Season. However, this team has a ton of work to do if they want to compete for a playoff spot in the near future.

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  8. Is Jeff Luhnow really the Bad Guy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Sep 16, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; General view of a base before a game between the Houston Astros and the Cleveland Indians at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Outside of the Astros organization, people laugh at Houston since they have Jeff Luhnow as their General Manager.

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  9. Do the Texas Rangers have some of the worst contracts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Nolan Writin'

    May 14, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder drives in two runs with a double during the fifth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Recently CBS's Matt Snyder wrote an article called 'The American League All-Overpaid team '.

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  10. Root Sports replaces CSN Houston todayRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Mikemcguff blog

    ... regional sports network officially made its debut on the air this morning. The new television home of the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets began broadcasting today at 6 a.m. CT. ROOT Sports Southwest will carry Astros regular season and Spring ...

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  11. Astros winter baseball update: Arizona Fall League and more for Nov. 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    SP Mark Appel: 5.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 1 BB, 4 K RP Tyson Perez: 2.0 IP, 2 R , 3 H, 0 BB, 0 K Though they began scuffling a bit down the stretch, Salt River's hot start was enough to clinch them a spot in the championship game. They finished with the best record in the six-team league, their team OPS was .743 , but pitching is where they shone; their team ERA of 3.10 was nearly a full run better than second-best Peoria.

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  12. The Conger Games: Catching HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    Years before your arrival, the Houston district attempted to start a revolution against Major League Baseball by scrapping their entire major league roster and building from within. MLB, led by Bud Selig, won the revolution, the Houston Astros were moved to the American League as punishment, and an annual televised event was created.

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  13. Monday's Three Astros ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    At long last, ROOT Sports launches today, giving fans access to the Rockets and Astros after long years of blackouts and carriage issues. From Astros owner Jim Crane on today's launch: "We are extremely excited that ROOT Sports Southwest is on the air," said Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane.

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  14. Paring the Roster of MLB Free Agent Starting Pitchers In Search of Potential 2015 AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    In this exercise I will mine the comprehensive list of MLB free agent starting pitchers in an attempt to identify a subset of pitchers who conceivably could sign with Houston under the right terms and make the 2015 Opening Day roster. I will rely on my pitching statistical evaluation system to gauge what each of them has been relatively good or bad at in terms of performance over the last two seasons of MLB competition and use that information as an additional tool in assessing the relative fit of the pitcher to the club's perceived performance preferences.

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  15. Altuve plays catalyst in MLB's first win in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Houston Astros

    Astros second baseman Jose Altuve did a little bit of everything in the MLB squad's 6-1 win over Samurai Japan in Game 4 of the Japan All-Star Series on Sunday at the Tokyo Dome. The Majors' regular-season hits leader this past season snapped an 0-for-6 skid by picking up three hits in his final three at-bats out of the leadoff spot.

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  16. Cuban prospect Moncada declared free agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    Whats everyones feeling on this guy? Apparently can play multiple infield positions and probably the outfield corners. Seems like he would slot in nicely at AA corpus with Correa, Ruiz , Hernandez and Velaquez to find and stick at a position... To me this is the first guy I would be willing to take the risk of breaking the bank on... After missing out on Tanaka and Abreu it just feels like the right move.

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  17. Athletics 2014 season review: Jed Lowrie rides bad luck to subpar seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... Stats: .249/.321/.355, 136 games, 6 HR, minus-10 DRS WAR: 0.8 bWAR, 1.8 fWAR How he got here: Acquired from Houston Astros prior to 2013 2014 Salary: $5.25 million 2015 Status: Free agent 2015 Salary: TBD Jed Lowrie had a weird season. On a ...

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  18. Turn Back the Clock: Alex Rodriguez Wins American League MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | SoDo Mojo

    Sep 28, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez signs autographs before a game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Mariners may not have the most storied history, but former players and prospects have been wont to take off in other uniforms across the MLB.

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  19. Minor league signings: Catcher Carson Blair and pitcher Rudy OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Athletics Nation

    ... league catchers Luis Martinez and Luke Montz. Owens, turning 27 in December, made a single start for the Houston Astros last May 23. The left-hander gave up five runs in 5a...' innings against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Despite appearing ...

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  20. 1 Risky Move All 30 MLB Teams Should Make This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... command a six-year deal in the $120 million to $130 million range. What makes Maeda such a strong fit for the Houston Astros is his age. The right-hander turns 27 in April, which would allow him to be a cornerstone at Minute Maid Park for the ...

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