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  1. Astros could dangle prospects to get pitchingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    With general manager Jeff Luhnow remaining firm in his belief he doesn't want to trade any players who are essential to the core of the team's production next season in his pursuit of pitching, the Astros may have to swallow hard in parting with some of their top prospects. The Astros continued their quest for pitching on the third day of the Winter Meetings on Wednesday and would likely have to give up at least one of their top prospects to land a quality starting pitcher.

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  2. Astros Rumors: Beware the price of a Jose Quintana deal.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Most talking heads around baseball feel like the Astros need to update the rotation to win big. While the current rotation is good enough to win in the regular season, will it be enough for potential playoffs? Despite the question marks surrounding Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers , you have to count on them.

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  3. Houston Astros: When Getting Older Is A Good ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... . Those players respectively will be 33, 30, 35, 39 years of age by the start of the 2017 season. This was a Houston Astros team that at times struggled through extended stretches last season. Adding veteran leadership is a quality that is hidden in ...

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  4. Astros can still sign Encarnacion, and here's howRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill

    The Astros have been rumored to be listening on Evan Gattis, so here is a way to still add Edwin Encarnacion if the price drops. Though Astros owner Jim Crane recently stated the team is probably done making big moves, I wouldn't be so quick to remove that possibility from the table.

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  5. Astros' A.J. Hinch likes George Springer in leadoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... a frequent occurrence this season. With 116 runs, he ranked fifth in the AL and tied for sixth in the majors. Houston Astros George Springer (4) celebrates scoring a run on Marwin Gonzalez's RBI single during the sixth inning of an MLB game at ...

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  6. A Little Older and Wiser, Carlos Beltran Returns to the Houston AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Houston Press

    And while it's been a long, long time since he first spent time with the team, Beltran is ready and eager to don Houston colors and lead the Astros to the playoffs.

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  7. Houston Astros: A look at the rest of the 25-man rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill

    We can predict most of the guys on the Houston Astros 25-man roster, but let's look at the 24th and 25th players. So now what happens to the rest of the 25-man roster? We know about the big splashes the Houston Astros have made in the last couple of weeks.

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  8. Benoit, Phillies finalize $7.5 million, 1-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Philly.com

    ... The deal comes about a month after the Phillies acquired righty reliever Pat Neshek in a trade with the Houston Astros and exercised a club option for $6.5 million in 2017 for him. The 36-year-old Neshek was 2-2 with a 3.06 ERA in 60 relief ...

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  9. Wondering about MarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crawfish Boxes

    I have been pondering Marwin's future with the Astros. I am a Marwin fan but he may need to move along.

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  10. Astros miss out on Sale, they wanted Alex BregmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Well Houston Astros fans, while things have been great this offseason. They have added Brian McCann , Josh Reddick , Charlie Morton , Nori Aoki , and Carlos Beltran .

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  11. Hinch feeling bullish about Astros' batsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Astros

    Making out the lineup card last season wasn't exactly the highlight of Astros manager A.J. Hinch's daily ritual. The bottom half certainly had its limits, though the additions of Alex Bregman and Yulieski Gurriel lengthened it later in the season.

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  12. Astros' Michael Feliz 'more than likely' to stay in bullpen inRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    Houston Astros relief pitcher Michael Feliz stands in the infield as Detroit Tigers' Justin Upton rounds the bases on a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Detroit. less Houston Astros relief pitcher Michael Feliz stands in the infield as Detroit Tigers' Justin Upton rounds the bases on a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 29, 2016, in ... more Houston Astros relief pitcher Michael Feliz reacts as he strikes out the last batter as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 at Minute Maid Park Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Houston.

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  13. Astros focusing rest of Winter Meetings on armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Astros

    Having acquired key offensive pieces in Carlos Beltran , Josh Reddick and Brian McCann within the past few weeks, the Astros are spending the remainder of the Winter Meetings trying to land another starting pitcher to bolster the rotation. Left-hander Chris Sale , one of the biggest names available on the trade market, was dealt to Boston on Tuesday, though it's believed the Astros were never seriously in the mix.

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  14. Hinch comfortable with Gurriel at first base for AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    Houston Astros first baseman Yulieski Gurriel gets into his defensive stance during the eighth inning of an MLB game at Minute Maid Park, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 in Houston.

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  15. Astros plan for Chris Devenski to begin spring training as aRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    Houston Astros relief pitcher Chris Devenski reacts after striking out Seattle Mariners Nelson Cruz to get out of the seventh inning of an MLB game at Minute Maid Park, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 in Houston.

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  16. Minnesota Twins view Brian Dozier as 'championship caliber'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... million worth of value last season, 13th-highest in the game, based on his 5.9 wins above replacement. The Houston Astros chose to trade for Brian McCann rather than attempt to retain free-agent catcher Jason Castro, but that doesn't mean the ...

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  17. Houston Astros News: December 6, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crawfish Boxes

    Reunion with Astros an easy call for Carlos Beltran - Houston Chronicle As an entire industry gathered at a luxurious hotel south of Washington, D.C., for the start of baseball's annual winter meetings, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow stayed back Monday in Houston to introduce Carlos Beltran in an afternoon news conference at Minute Maid Park. New York Post NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.

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  18. Jason Castro and the unknown effect on Astros pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crawfish Boxes

    A few years ago, the saber crowd got into a tizzy when it was revealed how much impact a catcher can have by receiving the ball quietly, called "presentation" or "framing." And now, we pat ourselves on the back because we have so much understanding! We can say with confidence that Yasmani Grandal or Buster Posey or Hank Conger or whoever is the best defensive catcher in baseball because framing.

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  19. Astros' pitching options narrow with Hill & Sale off the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crawfish Boxes

    The Winter Meetings are the most wonderful time of the year for baseball rumors. The Houston Astros have been one of the most prolific teams when it comes to rumors this edition of the Winter Meetings.

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  20. Astros Hot Stove: Houston open to dealing McHugh, Fiers and GattisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crawfish Boxes

    The face of the Houston Astros roster has changed drastically before even the 2016 Winter Meetings started. Brian McCann will be the Astros starting catcher while Carlos Beltran and Josh Reddick will be patrolling the Minute Maid Park outfield.

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