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1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

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Texas Rangers' David Murphy scores on a three-run, inside-the-park home run as Houston Astros catcher Chris Snyder dives in in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Houston.

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5 hrs ago | The State

Philadelphia Phillies

First-year Colorado right-hander Jordan Lyles can remain unbeaten with his new team on Saturday night when the Rockies host the Philadelphia Phillies in the second test of a three-game series at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jordan Lyles, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Dexter Fowler

9 hrs ago | Houston Astros

Prospect DeShields hit in face by pitch at Double-A

DeShields, who walked off the field under his own power, went 1-for-3 and is hitting .259 with two homers and four RBIs this season as the Hooks' starting center fielder.

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13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Recap: Oakland vs. Houston

Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI and Alberto Callaspo added a three-run shot as the Oakland Athletics hammered the Houston Astros, 11-3, in the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Coco Crisp, Sonny Gray

13 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

Royals Open Homestand With Victory Over Twins

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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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Louis Coleman, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Major League Baseball, Alcides Escobar

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Crawfish Boxes

We Missed ERA's 100th Birthday

I recently acquired a copy of the 1913 edition of Spalding's Official Baseball Guide, and in it, there is some talk of a new statistic for evaluating pitchers beyond pitcher wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Nolan Writin'

Texas Rangers Game 17 - Quick pre-game thoughts

The Texas Rangers start today's game with the 3rd best record in the American League behind the Yankees and Athletics.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Martin Perez, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox

Houston Astros

Porter, Qualls and Keuchel getting over flu-like bug

Astros manager Bo Porter is never one to speak softly, but something finally managed to lower his voice a bit during the last several days.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Baseball Players, Raul Valdes, Major League Baseball

Crawfish Boxes

Astros MiLB Recap: April 17th, 2014

I would be remiss not to give this some love. Lancaster had a throwback night last night and their jersey's are simply beautiful.

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Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Tyler Matzek, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh, Darin Downs

Houston Press

Astros Baseball: Player Name Mispellings, Team Misgivings

Much hyped Astros super-phenom George Springer made his major league debut Wednesday night.

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Houston Astros

Cosart leads Astros into series opener in Oakland

Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray deserves to have his name mentioned alongside the elite group of ace pitchers in the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, Coco Crisp

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NBC Action News

Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:56PM CDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:54PM CDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Alcides Escobar, Major League Baseball

SoDo Mojo

Taijuan Walker Shut Down With Shoulder Impingement

Aug 30, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker pitches during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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The Miami Herald

Kansas City's Cain to DL with groin strain

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain falls onto his back after fouling a ball off his foot against the Houston Astros in the fourth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lorenzo Cain, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Justin Marks

Crawfish Boxes

Stat of the Day: xBABIP and the Impending Astros Offensive Explosion

Regression. It's a word used often on this site. Regression usually is used in a negative connotation ala Jimmy Paredes ' 2013 season and Chris Johnson's 2011 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jimmy Paredes, Baseball Players, Chris Johnson, L.J Hoes, Major League Baseball

Austin American-Statesman

Astros aim to avoid sweep by Royals

Scott Feldman tries to help the Houston Astros avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Jarrod Dyson, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Rant Sports

Houston Astros Make Serious Blunder By Sending Down Robbie Grossman

There are less than a handful of guys on the Houston Astros who aren't sputtering offensively.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Grossman, Major League Baseball, Marc Krauss

The Wichita Eagle

About Mike Moustakas' big night, and what's next

The Royals' Mike Moustakas was welcomed back to the dugout by Salvador Perez and Eric Hosmer after hitting a solo homer against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning Wednesday in Houston.

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Crawfish Boxes

Astros option Kevin Chapman to Triple-A Oklahoma City; Raul Valdes Called Up

The Astros swap left-handed pitchers, send Kevin Chapman to Triple-A Oklahoma City and call up RaAol ValdA©s.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Chapman, Robbie Grossman, Scott Feldman, Darin Downs, Major League Baseball

News Times

Former UConn star gets 'the call'

New Britain native and former UConn star George Springer made his Major League debut with the Houston Astros on April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves

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