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  1. Astros have plenty of options to fill closer's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Houston Astros

    The good news for the Astros is they have several capable candidates to close out games this year. That's certainly reassurance for manager A.J. Hinch, who inherits a team that's blown 73 games in the past three seasons -- the most in the Major Leagues in that span.

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  2. Hinch stressing communication between pitchers, catchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Houston Astros

    If you're a pitcher and not wild about speaking before a group, Astros camp probably made you a bit uncomfortable Saturday. Astros manager A.J. Hinch, a former catcher, is putting his catchers and pitchers through a communication station during the early days of camp.

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  3. 2015 TCB Astros March Madness: Tyler Heineman vs. Luis CruzRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Crawfish Boxes

    Just a reminder; voting will stay open for 24 hours for each of these match-ups, and there will be two match-ups per day. For a complete breakdown, check out the introductory post if you haven't already.

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  4. Clemens visits Astros campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Houston Astros

    Seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, who serves as a special assistant to Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, was in camp when pitchers and catchers hit the field Saturday for the first workout of the spring. Clemens, wearing an Astros pullover and visor and jeans, addressed the pitchers and catchers for a couple of minutes prior to the beginning of the workout, and then watched pitchers throw while talking to various members of the staff.

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  5. Astros Roster Predictions: Catchers and Designated HittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Sep 16, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi singles during the fourth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports With pitchers and catchers starting to report to Kissimmee for the beginning drills of Spring Training, the Climbing Tal's Hill writers thought that we should begin predicting the 2015 Astros Opening Day roster.

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  6. MLB gets underway with 2015 Spring TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Examiner.com

    ... on making some serious splashes in the NL West. Staying in the west but in the American League, even the Houston Astros got in on the action. Picking up Evan Gattis to add to a young roster make them a possible threat to a division that has been ...

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  7. Truck Day: Astros head off to Florida for Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crawfish Boxes

    Today is truck day for the Astros , or what Colby Rasmus would call Friday . The equipment for the team hits the Houston streets and traffic on the way to Kissimmee, FL.

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  8. Friday's Three Astros ThingsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crawfish Boxes

    Got some clarification from the team the other day. Back in November, it was reported that Bill Geivett was set to join the Astros as a national cross checker.

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  9. Houston Astros Set to Hit Many Home Runs in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Call to the Pen

    Aug 26, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter hits a home run during the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The 2014 Houston Astros made a lot of great strides as a team and as individuals.

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  10. Astros' truck loaded, hits the road for Spring TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Houston Astros

    Astros equipment manager Carl Schneider and his crew spend all winter packing for the day the team's equipment is loaded into an 18-wheeler so it can be hauled nearly 1,000 miles to the team's Spring Training facility in Kissimmee, Fla. On Friday, it only took about three hours to load the truck full of baseball equipment and other gear, such as luggage for players and staff and, of course, golf clubs.

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  11. Report: Angels Showing Interest in Hector OliveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Halo Hangout

    May 9, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Angels hat and glove on the bench against the Houston Astros in the second inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports #Angels looking at Cuban IF Hector Olivera.

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  12. Weekly MiLB Discussion: Young Guns in Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crawfish Boxes

    The off-season can be quite boring when it comes to minor league baseball. But, we are going to try and get some discussion about minor leaguers going as it pertains to actual baseball With spring training coming up, which minor league invites are you most excited to see play against major league players? Mark Appel .

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  13. Joe Thatcher signs minor league deal with AstrosRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crawfish Boxes

    After rumors of 10 teams being interested in him surfaced Thursday afternoon, SB Nation's own Chris Cotillo is reporting that the Houston Astros have signed free agent reliever Joe Thatcher to a minor-league deal. Thatcher becomes the second pitcher to join Houston this week on a minor league deal.

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  14. 2015 Marlins Key to Success: Jarred CosartRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Fish Stripes

    ... Turner , at least in terms of ERA. The Fish then pulled the trigger on a cost-controlled, long-term asset in Houston Astros righty Jarred Cosart , a former top prospect who throws hard and had problems controlling his pitches. The Marlins got five ...

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  15. Astros All-Time Best Seasons: Center FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    This is the sixth edition of our Astros' All-Time Best Seasons Series . The Houston Astros have had a history of solid centerfielders, most notably Jimmy "Toy Cannon" Wynn, whose number 24 was retired in 2005.

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  16. Astros 2014-2015 offseason transaction infographic flowchartRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Crawfish Boxes

    This offseason has been a lot more active than the past few years in terms of trades and free agent signings. Sure, there were trades and free agent signings, but none to the major league quality and quantity of this past offseason.

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  17. Best Blue Jays Ever: Designated HitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Jays Journal

    Aug 3, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; A view of a Toronto Blue Jays batting helmet before the game between the Houston Astros and the Blue Jays at Minute Maid Park. The Astros defeated the Blue Jays 6-1.

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  18. #AstroChat - Who Wins and Who Loses this Spring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Sep 19, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez reacts after striking out during the second inning against the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park.

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  19. Presley's proposal was the greatest gift of allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Houston Astros

    The last thing Astros outfielder Alex Presley wanted was a lot of commotion surrounding his engagement. So when his parents were away from their home in Louisiana when he was visiting last Christmas Eve and all was quiet, Presley decided it was the perfect time to pop the question to his girlfriend, Janelle Durany.

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  20. What Constitutes a Good 2015 Season For the Houston Astros?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Aug 17, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Jon Singleton is congratulated by center fielder Jake Marisnick after hitting a home run against the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning at Fenway Park. The Astros defeated the Red Sox 8-1.

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