1. Astros Holding out Hope Crain, Albers Can Pitch This Season

    OAKLAND — In a parallel universe, Jesse Crain returned to the Astros in late April and flashed the dominant form he showed in the first half of 2013...

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  2. Hot-Hitting Krauss Gets Call from Class AAA to Replace Injured Springer

    OAKLAND — OAKLAND — Marc Krauss was swinging well for a while at Class AAA Oklahoma City for some time: a .289 average, a .375 on-base percentage with five home runs in 42 games...

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  3. Athletics Rough Up Peacock, Hold on Late to Even Series

    OAKLAND — Brad Peacock waded into trouble early again Wednesday, this time with a longer leash. Now his job in the rotation may be tenuous...

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  4. Astros Place OF Springer on DL

    Astros have placed OF George Springer on the 15-day DL with a right quad strain. Marc Krauss has been recalled...

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  5. Hoes Homer in 12th Inning Lifts Astros Past A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year...

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  6. George Springer Sitting 2nd Straight Game Tonight vs. A's

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  7. Kazmir Out to Build on Dominating First Half

    Fresh off his appearance in the Midsummer Classic, Scott Kazmir will oppose Houston's Brett Oberholtzer for the third time this season, as the A's open their series against the Astros on Tuesday in Oakland ...

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  8. Quick Recovery Proving Elusive for Astros' Fowler

    OAKLAND, Calif. - The Astros are set to play their 100th game of the season Tuesday, and center fielder Dexter Fowler will miss his 20th game during his current stint on the disabled list...

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  9. Springer Scratched with Sore Right Quad, Knee

    CHICAGO -- Astros outfielder George Springer was scratched from the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the White Sox due to soreness in the quad and knee on his right leg, manager Bo Porter said...

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  10. Astros Bats Come Alive, Pound White Sox

    The Astros broke out the bats on Sunday, matching their season-high with 17 hits in a 11-7 drubbing of the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field...

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  11. Dominguez Has 4 RBIs; Astros Beat White Sox 11-7

    Matt Dominguez hit a two-run homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, and the Houston Astros tied their season high with 17 hits in an 11-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday that prevented a three-game sweep...

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  12. George Springer Sitting Sunday vs. White Sox

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  13. White Sox come back to beat Astros 3-2

    The White Sox came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat the Astros 3-2 in Houston's first game back from the All-Star break...

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  14. White Sox Rally Past Feldman, Astros to Take Series Opener

    The Astros still played a baseball game Friday at U.S. Cellular Field, opening their second half with a three-game set against the White Sox ...

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  15. Brady Aiken's Adviser Rips Astros After Team Can't Reach Deal with Picks

    Deadline day did not work out for the Houston Astros , who failed to sign the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, left-handed pitcher Brady Aiken, who by all accounts is a fine young ...

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  16. Jeff Luhnow on the Failed Brady Aiken Signing and What's Next

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  17. Not Signing Brady Aiken Will Come Back to Haunt Houston Astros

    The signing deadline for 2014 draft picks officially passed Friday at 5 p.m. ET, and the Houston Astros were not able to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken, according Jim Callis of MLB ...

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  18. Luhnow Talks About Failing to Sign Aiken

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  19. Quintana, Feldman Seek Better Fates in Second Half

    Jose Quintana will try to break free from his bad luck as the White Sox begin the second half Friday with the opener of a three-game home series against the Astros ...

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  20. Astros Second-Round Pick A.J. Reed Wins Golden Spikes Award

    Astros second-round draft pick A.J. Reed won the Golden Spikes award, USA Baseball announced Thursday. The award is presently annually to the best amateur baseball player in the country and is voted on by over 200 panel members...

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  21. Astros' 2nd Rd. Pick Reed Named College POY

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  22. Astros Accused of Manipulating Draft and Medical Evaluation Rules

    MINNEAPOLIS — Leave it to the Astros to land in a situation that can drown out the joy of an All-Star game...

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  23. Astros' Altuve Leaves His Mark on All-Star Game

    MINNEAPOLIS — This was a moment when an Astros fan could rightfully lament that Jose Altuve isn't just a bit taller. Another inch, maybe that ball goes another 10 feet and over the wall...

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  24. Mac Marshall Says He 'Wants to Be at LSU,' No Talks with Astros

    As a 17-year-old baseball phenom with a bright future ahead of him, LSU signee Mac Marshall understands how and why there is a lot of interest in his future...

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  25. 2013 No. 1 Pick Appel Gets Cortisone Shot in Wrist

    Pitcher Mark Appel, the Astros top pick in the 2013 draft, recently had a cortisone shot in his right wrist, his agent Scott Boras said today, Boras said Appel's wrist injury was minor and described it as similar to tendinitis...

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