Houston Astros Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. The Bizarre Spray Chart of Bobby WernesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    Bobby Wernes , an unheralded third baseman from the University of Arkansas, was not considered much of a prospect at the start of the 2015 season. As the college season went along however, the relatively small Arkansas program was put on the map and started garnering scouting interest when centerfielder, eventual 1st rounder and Golden Spikes Award winner Andrew Benintendi heated up and took the baseball world by storm.

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  2. Astros top 30 prospects from a different point of view.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    When it first occurred to me to try and rank prospects I had no idea that there where established methodologies in place. Generally accepted methods keep everyone comparing apples to apples and make the whole process more meaningful, but I went forward without thinking of this.

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  3. Astros claim Reynolds from DodgersRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2015 | Fort Bend Sun

    The Houston Astros have claimed right-handed pitcher Danny Reynolds off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers. The announcement was made by General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

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  4. 7 clubs that proved MLB's balance in '15Read the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Major League Baseball

    ... were some distinct surprises, but the success of none of these clubs was anything remotely like a fluke. Houston Astros Two years ago, Houston lost 111 games. But here it was, winning 86 games, qualifying for the postseason and defeating the former ...

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  5. Griffey and the Met: The 2016 HOF ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    The Baseball Writers of America Association will announce on January 6 the official Class of 2016 for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. There are two first ballot players who have a legitimate chance for enshrinement, two hold-overs from last year's ballot with a slight chance to get in, and three more guys I would vote for who won't make the cut.

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  6. Astros Crawfish Boil: December 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    Houston Astros reportedly land Cuban right-hander - UPI.com Cuban right-hander Carlos Sierra agreed to a contract with the Houston Astros, multiple media outlets reported Thursday. Astros Caravan set to start Jan. 18 in Houston area - Your Houston News: Sports The 2016 Houston Astros Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors will commence on Monday, Jan. 18, in an effort to connect with Astros fans throughout Houston and central and south Texas.

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  7. Phillies 2016 Rotation: Don't Overlook OberholtzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | That Balls Outta Here

    Jul 9, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer delivers in the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports The Philadelphia Phillies recent trade with Houston yielded five interesting arms, the least of which is not lefty Brett Oberholtzer.

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  8. Astros Sign Cuban Prospect SierraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    The Astros have agreed to a deal with 21 year old Cuban pitching prospect Carlos Sierra, according to this Houston Chronicle article . Because the transaction is subject to international signing rules, the cost is not expected to be very high.

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  9. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Crawfish BoxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... as it's in the 80's but it feels like baseball is just around the corner. It's only 54 days until the Houston Astros pitchers and catchers report on February 18th, 2016. Until then, sit back and listen to some Christmas music and drink some eggnog. ...

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  10. Justin Upton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    Taken together, let's say we can get Upton for 6 years/$132M. That pays him $22M annually, a bit less than what Heyward just got.

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  11. Astros rumors: Three free agent targets viewed through exit velocityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    Dallas Keuchel in a Texans jersey? Heck yes that's going to be my photo. - Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports If the Astros were ticking off boxes on their holiday shopping list, they only have a few things left to buy.

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  12. Astros Crawfish Boil: December 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    Astros will focus on upgrading rotation - Houston Chronicle Starting pitching is the clearest need the Astros now have with Ken Giles in the fold and the bullpen upgraded by Giles and Tony Sipp's return. Houston Astros: Revisiting the trade that jumpstarted the rebuild Revisiting the trade, that jump started the rebuild for the Houston Astros.

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  13. Astros: Opening Day Starting Pitcher Announced EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Aug 31, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the top of the first inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports Astros manager A.J. Hinch just couldn't wait till 2016 to announce the team's starting pitcher for Opening Day.

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  14. Film detailing Astrodome's 'reverence' airs tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Houston Astros

    One fan showed up wearing a Columbia blue Oilers cowboy hat. Another wore an Astros rainbow striped sweater with pride.

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  15. Astros introduce newest bullen arm Ken GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    Over the weekend, the Astros trade for right handed pitcher Ken Giles was finalized. Astros acquired Giles and shortstop Jonathan Arauz from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for right-handed pitcher Mark Appel , right-handed pitcher Harold Arauz, right-handed pitcher Thomas Eshelman, left-handed pitcher Brett Oberholtzer and right-handed pitcher Vince Velasquez .

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  16. Houston Astros will make new reliever Giles compete for closer role with GregersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    "I believe I can be successful in any role possible Monday," he said. "It doesn't matter what the role.

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  17. New Astros Giles will compete to be team's closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Astros traded four pitchers to the Phillies for Giles and shortstop J... . Former Philadelphia Phillies right-handed pitcher Ken Giles adjusts his new jersey as he is introduced as the newest addition to the Houston Astros Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Houston.

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  18. Astros introduce new bullpen ace GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Houston Astros

    Barring an unforeseen turn of events, newly acquired Ken Giles will be the Astros' closer next year. The Astros gave up a king's ransom to get him, including former No.

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  19. Minnesota Twins Fans Frustrated By Quiet Winter MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Twinkie Talk

    Aug 18, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Jake McGee pitches during the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports It was a typically quiet Winter Meetings for the brass of the Minnesota Twins last week in Nashville.

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  20. Astros' farm system reaps benefits, is still deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    The Astros have lost more than ten noteworthy prospects to trades or Rule 5 during the past calendar year. But the system just keeps churning out more.

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