1. Castro Politely Declines Public Post-It Note Prom Proposal

    Prom season can be scary. Finding the courage to ask that special someone to accompany you to the big, potentially intimidating, be-all-end-all social function of your high school career can be a challenge for some...

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  2. Brett Oberholtzer Confident of Regaining His Strength, Durability

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Southpaw Brett Oberholtzer said Thursday morning his left lat feels good after a 46-pitch outing in a Class AAA game a day earlier...

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  3. Asher Wojciechowski Makes Another Case for Rotation in Win over Phillies

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  4. Astros Affiliate Cancels 2017 Ring Promotion

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  5. Rasmus Feels 'Pretty Comfortable' in Left Field

    Colby Rasmus hasn't played left field since 2009, his first season in the major leagues, but the 28-year-old hasn't had too much trouble acclimating to the unfamiliar position through the first few weeks of spring training with the Houston Astros ...

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  6. Astros' Next Spring Home on Target for '17 Debut

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Astros owner Jim Crane and about two dozen of his ownership partners joined club president of business operations Reid Ryan at Tuesday's 4-3 win over the ...

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  7. Gattis Homers After Feldman's Tough Outing vs. Braves

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, including an RBI single with the bases loaded in the first inning and added a two-run double in the third, to send the Braves ...

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  8. George Springer Ready to Turn the Corner

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- The landscape can change quickly for a baseball phenom with wondrous skills, a strong work ethic and the dedication to execute a long-term plan...

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  9. Astros Want Altuve, Springer to Be Men of Iron and Steal

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - It's fair to wonder whether the Astros should encourage Jose Altuve and George Springer to be prominent base stealers...

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  10. Astros Trim Down Major League Roster; Appel, Aplin, and Straily Sent Down

    The Astros announced another round of major league roster cuts this morning; resigning Mark Appel, Andrew Aplin to minor league camp, and optioning Dan Straily...

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  11. Astros Reassign Top Pitching Prospect Mark Appel, Option Dan Straily

    # Astros reassign Mark Appel, Andrew Aplin, option Dan Straily to minor league camp, GM Jeff Luhnow announced this morning...

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  12. Gattis Set to Play Monday as Astros' DH

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Astros slugger Evan Gattis says he will be in the lineup at designated hitter for Houston on Monday against the Braves after being slowed for a week with a sore right wrist...

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  13. Houston Astros: Maybe the Astros Handled the Brady Aiken Issue Correctly

    The Houston Astros fell under heavy scrutiny after the 2014 MLB draft last June. The Astros drafted high school pitcher Brady Aiken with the first overall pick, and both sides agreed on a $6...

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  14. Oberholtzer (Lat) on Track for Regular Season

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Lefty Brett Oberholtzer tossed a 35-pitch bullpen Sunday morning and his next test is set to be a minor league game Wednesday as he comes back from a left lat injury...

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  15. Houston Astros: If Healthy, Evan Gattis Could Be in Line for Huge Breakout

    The Houston Astros were very aggressive this offseason, adding several hitters to the roster who plan to contribute at the big league level in 2015. Of those acquisitions, Evan Gattis is the most intriguing...

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  16. Carter's First Spring Homer Backs Strong Keuchel Outing

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  17. Appel Dazzles in Three-Inning Stint vs. Yankees

    Who cares that it's Spring Training? Getting the chance to take the ball and face the New York Yankees would be a thrill for any young pitcher, and Astros prospect Mark Appel reveled in that opportunity Saturday at Steinbrenner Field...

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  18. Deduno Struggles in First Audition for Starting Rotation

    Max Scherzer turned in another impressive outing in his fourth Grapefruit League start, his longest of the spring, and the Nationals ' offense erupted for a four-run first inning off ...

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  19. Evan Gattis Swings a Bat, Continues Work in Outfield

    Evan Gattis' first time swinging a bat in six days went well Friday, he said after about 15-20 swings off a tee. He last took swings on Saturday, when he felt soreness in his right wrist that shut down his hitting for most of this week...

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  20. McHugh gaining momentum toward regular season

    A familiar face awaited the first offering from Astros right-hander Collin McHugh on Thursday afternoon at Tradition Field.....

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  21. Astros Slug Their Way Past Pirates in Exhibition

    BRADENTON, Fla. – Jason Castro, George Springer and Chris Carter showed off the Astros ' vaunted power Tuesday while beating the Pirates 13-7 at McKechnie Field...

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  22. Gattis (Wrist) Still Not Cleared to Swing a Bat

    BRADENTON, Fla. – Slugger Evan Gattis, who was scratched Sunday with right wrist discomfort, has still not been cleared to swing a bat...

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  23. Dallas Keuchel Will Start Opening Day for the Astros

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  24. Biggio Says Bagwell's Credentials Hall-Worthy

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- A week after Jeff Bagwell arrived in the Houston Astros ' spring training camp and said he doesn't expect to get elected to the Hall of Fame, his longtime teammate, ...

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  25. Appel Calms Down After Rocky First Inning

    VIERA, Fla. -- Mark Appel was admittedly a bit overhyped for his first Grapefruit League start on Monday, but the Astros ' top pitching prospect managed to eventually calm his nerves over an up-and-down two innings...

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