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Peacock looks to break through with win against Angels

There is perhaps no team in baseball as hot as the Angels right now. They are coming off a four-game series sweep of the A's, opening up a nice five-game lead in the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Brad Peacock

Sun Aug 31, 2014

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Astros Soon to Face Glut of Center Fielders

Aug 14, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler is welcomed back to the dugout by Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick after scoring a run during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, George Springer

Star-Telegram.com

Dominguez, Altuve team up, lead Astros over Texas

Matt Dominguez hit a tying homer and Jose Altuve's fourth hit drove in the go-ahead run as the Houston Astros rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Adrian Beltre, Robbie Grossman

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Dominguez, Altuve team up, lead Astros over Texas

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre catches a ball in foul territory for an out on Houston Astros' Robbie Grossman during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Robbie Grossman, Dallas Keuchel

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Houston Astros prospect A.J. Reed continues to crush the ball

Since getting drafted by the Houston Astros earlier in the summer, first baseman A.J. Reed has been crushing the ball in the minor leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Recap: Houston vs. Texas

South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia helps Lloyd Louis, 9, cast his bait at the Rickenbacker Causeway during a recent outing with the Mahogany Youth Corporation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Feldman, Baseball Players, Jose Altuve, Major League Baseball, Robbie Ross, Robbie Grossman, Carlos Corporan

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Newsday

Jacoby Ellsbury's sprained ankle is a concern

Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after he strikes out swinging to end the eighth inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

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Call to the Pen

Do not discount them New York Yankees quite yet

Aug 24, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann rounds the bases on his three run home run during the tenth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, Brett Gardner

Crawfish Boxes

Astros claim RHP Samuel Deduno outright from Twins

The Astros have claimed Samuel Deduno from the Twins outright on waivers, meaning he is now a member of the Houston organization.

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The very intriguing Mike Foltynewicz

Houston Astros pitcher Mike Foltynewicz is starting to show why he is considered one of the best arms in the organization.

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Rayhawk Review

Game 135: Chris Archer Struggles In Rays Loss

Jun 14, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer pitches during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Major League Baseball, Cesar Ramos

Houston Astros

Feldman looks for second straight win against Rangers

The Rangers pitching woes continue as they get ready to face former teammate Scott Feldman of the Astros on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Scott Feldman, Jose Altuve, Miles Mikolas, Robbie Ross, Major League Baseball

The Chronicle-Telegram

Amherst grad Ryan Rua called up to Rangers, gets single in first major league game

Amherst graduate Ryan Rua made his major league debut Friday night, starting at first base for the Texas Rangers and going 1-for-5 with his first big league hit in a 13-6 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Choice and Odor HRs lead Rangers over Astros 13-6

Texas Ranger's Scott Baker delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Brett Oberholtzer, Michael Choice, Rougned Odor

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Silver Boot Swap

Last season the Houston Astros provided help to mostly everyone but themselves in their first go around in the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Yu Darvish, Mitch Moreland, Texas Rangers

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Jeff Luhnow vs. Bo Porter: Who will the Houston Astros choose?

Apparently, Porter has expressed his frustration to owner Jim Crane about numerous issues with Luhnow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Craig Biggio, Baseball Players

Crawfish Boxes

Quick Look at Michael Feliz

Ed Wade gets a lot of heat around here, a lot is well deserved. But, he was hardly as bad what many make him out to have been.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Harrell struggles again as Kansas City gets 4-2 win over Houston Astros

Houston's Lucas Harrell fell behind hitters again and again on Tuesday night and it cost him just as it had in his other two starts this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals, Yordano Ventura

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

Business Week: Houston Astros' Jeff Luhnow Lets Data Reign

And the sum total of his baseball experience was the McKinsey fantasy league and a business school paper he'd written on how the Chicago Cubs could win the World Series Luhnow's appreciation of the predictive power of data grew out of his experience selling designer jeans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh

WFAA-TV Dallas

Looking back and looking ahead: Houston, we've had a problemLooking...

Looking back and looking ahead: Houston, we've had a problem After years of dominating the Astros, Texas has struggled in the Silver Boot series this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Rougned Odor, Marwin Gonzalez, Dan Robertson

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