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  1. In appreciation of Bobby HeckRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | DRays Bay

    ... scout Mike Elias. Heck oversaw the drafting of several major leaguers, including Jason Castro, Jordan Lyles, J.D Martinez, Delino DeShields Jr., Mike Foltynewicz, Vincent Velasquez, George Springer, 2012 No. 1 overall selection Carlos Correa, Lance ...


  2. Heck of a year for former Astros head scoutRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    A team that lost 416 games the four previous seasons, the Astros claimed an American League Wild Card spot, knocked off the Yankees in the AL Wild Card Game, and took the eventual World Series-champion Royals to the full five games in the AL Division Series before being eliminated. Heck is now a special assistant with the Tampa Bay Rays, but a part of him remains with the Astros, where he was the scouting director for five amateur Drafts , which led to the acquisition of 11 of the 25 players who appeared for the Astros in the postseason.


  3. Donaldson MVP win about more than numbers: GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | The Toronto Star

    Most experts will tell you Mike Trout is the best player in the American League and has been for each of the four full years he's been with the Angels. If that was the only criterion for being named most valuable player, baseball could just run numbers through a computer and spit out results without going through the voting process.


  4. Astros trade Jonathan Villar to Brewers for pitcher Cy Sneed; release Cruz and GrossmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Crawfish Boxes

    The relationship between Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and former Astros assistant general manager David Stearns -- now the general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers . Today the Astros and Brewers made a trade to free a large chunk of the Houston's 40-man roster.


  5. Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel beats out David Price for AL Cy Young AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | MLive.com

    Keuchel, a left-hander for the Houston Astros, beat out David Price to win the American League Cy Young Award. The results of the balloting conducted by the Baseball Writers Association of America were announced Wednesday evening.


  6. Astros Winter Meetings Simulation: Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Crawfish Boxes

    Arquimedes Caminero, flame-throwing right hander, was a prized acquisition for the Astros late on day one - Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Astros hit the ground running late in day one and through day two with a flurry of activity in the annual SB Nation Winter Meetings Simulation. Let me tell you, this simulation is time consuming.


  7. 18 Tigers become minor league free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Bless You Boys

    Baseball America has published a list of minor leaguers who have become free agents this month, and among them are 18 players in the Detroit Tigers organization. Pitching prospect Luis Cessa would have become a minor league free agent if the Tigers had not added him to the 40-man roster earlier this month.


  8. Cleveland Indians batters come up empty in Silver Slugger AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Let's Go Tribe

    Last year at this time, two Cleveland Indians players were named American Silver Sluggers at their positions. Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes both took home the hardware for leading the way in the outfield and catcher, respectively.


  9. Trout wins 4th straight Silver SluggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    The Angels' superstar center fielder picked up his latest on Thursday, on the strength of a 2015 season that saw him mash a career-high 41 home runs while sporting an American League-best .991 OPS. Trout joins Mike Piazza as the only players to win the Louisville Silver Slugger Award -- presented to the top offensive player at each position in each league since 1980 -- in each of their first four full seasons in the big leagues.


  10. J.D. Martinez honored as Tiger of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Detroit Tigers

    J.D. Martinez wasn't a Detroit Tiger when the 2014 season began. A year and a half later, he's the Tiger of the Year.


  11. Detroit Tigers: No Gold Glove for Ian KinslerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Motor City Bengals

    Jun 13, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler in the dugout against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports need to do be awarded for his excellence at second base? Again, he was not awarded the coveted Gold Glove; instead, the award went to of the Houston Astros.


  12. Tigers' 2B Ian Kinsler denied Gold Glove again, despite leading MLB in advanced statsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Bless You Boys

    The Detroit Tigers had three players nominated to win a Gold Glove Award, one being Ian Kinsler . And after being snubbed in 2014 by Dustin Pedroia despite leading in defensive runs scored, Kinsler was yet again robbed of the honor, not being named American League Gold Glove champion at second base.


  13. J.D. Martinez far exceeded every expectation for the Tigers in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Bless You Boys

    Martinez provided offensive power and surprisingly solid defense in right field, a strength the Tigers haven't had in a few years. The big question entering 2015 was whether J.D. Martinez could replicate his 2014 season.


  14. Astros should not sign any free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    This offseason is going to be exciting and in all honesty, I think there will be a few moves made by Jeff Lunhow to improve the team. Astros nation is pretty excited because we have the ability to make a splash since we only had a $72.4M payroll last year, which would seem to indicate we could easily add a top guy and still be around average.


  15. Four Royals named finalists for Gold GlovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Royals Review

    Salvador Perez is a finalist for third time, having won the last two Gold Gloves in the American League at catcher. Perez was second among all AL catchers in Defensive Runs Above Average and second in Defensive Runs Saved.


  16. Houston Astros need to show Tony Sipp the money.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Oct 6, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher Tony Sipp throws against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning in the American League Wild Card playoff baseball game at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports Sometimes when a waiver claim is made, that player doesn't amount too much in the long run.


  17. Detroit Tigers: Tyler Collins Has Earned A Roster Spot for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Motor City Bengals

    Aug 16, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins hits an RBI single in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Of the Detroit Tigers' prospects, Tyler Collins showed the most in 2015 to earn a roster spot for the 2016 season.


  18. Phillies outright former top prospect Domonic BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Brew Crew Ball

    The erstwhile Philadelphia outfielder has the right to refuse the assignment to Triple-A and elect free agency, making him a potential target for the rebuilding Brewers News broke on Monday afternoon that the Philadelphia Phillies had outrighted outfielder Domonic Brown to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. This could potentially end his time with the Phillies organization.


  19. How the Tigers win the 2016 World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Bless You Boys

    ... Lineup: 1. Kinsler (2B) 2. Iglesias (SS) 3. Cabrera (1B) 4. Victor Martinez (DH) 5. Yoenis Cespedes (LF) 6. J.D Martinez (RF) 7. Castellanos (3B) 8. McCann (C) 9. Gose (CF) Bullpen: -Blaine Hardy -Bruce Rondon -Buck Farmer -Drew Verhagen -Brad ...


  20. Detroit Tigers: 2015 postseason awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Motor City Bengals

    Sep 29, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Detroit Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez reacts after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports While in the midst of the 2015 MLB Postseason, it's important to look back at the regular season.