1. Who Will Be MLB's Most Shocking Playoff Contender in 2015?

    Let's be honest. None of us will be shocked if a surprise playoff contender emerges in the 2015 MLB season. In this two-wild-card, high-revenue era, it's the sort of thing that's bound to happen...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 27,862 reads 81 comments

  2. Offseason Moves Bring Hope to Houston as Camp Opens

    HOUSTON -- After an offseason filled with moves to improve the bullpen, starting pitching rotation and lineup, as well as the hiring of a new manager in A.J. Hinch, the Astros are hoping 2015 is the season winning baseball returns to Minute Maid Park...

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  3. The Astros' Uniforms Get Criticized...Again

    Way back in 2012, the Houston Astros were in the midst of the dark ages. They had just come off their second consecutive 100-loss season...

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  4. Report: Astros Expect Carlos Correa to Start Season at Double-a

    Houston Astros prospect Carlos Correa was limited to just 62 games last season after fracturing his fibula in June, but the precocious 20-year-old did enough in the California League to earn a promotion for the 2015 campaign...

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  5. Astros, Joe Thatcher Agree to Minor League Deal

    The Astros and left-hander Joe Thatcher are in agreement on a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training, reports SB Nation's Chris Cotillo (Twitter links)...

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  6. Astros Add Roberto Hernandez to Mix for Rotation Competition

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  7. Astros Sign Roberto Hernandez

    The Astros have signed righty Roberto Hernandez to a minor league deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, the team announced. Hernandez is represented by DPX Sports...

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  8. Astros Equipped with Bolstered Bullpen in 2015

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  9. Astros to Have Highest Bonus Pool in MLB Draft

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  10. Jon Singleton to Give Astros Newcomer Colby Rasmus His Jersey Number

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  11. Looking at Bests, Worsts in Astros History

    As part of the run-up to spring training, CBSSports.com is compiling bests and worsts for each MLB franchise. The Astros were covered Sunday, with some interesting choices made by the website...

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  12. Springer Eager to Take Next Step

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  13. Crane Sees Astros as Postseason Contenders

    The Astros have upgraded their roster this offseason with free-agent signings and trades, and more activity may be in the works, according to owner Jim Crane...

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  14. Astros Owner: We Expect to Make the Playoffs

    "We eventually want to win championships," owner Jim Crane told MLB .com's Richard Dean. "I think this team has an opportunity to get to the playoffs, and we're expecting to get there...

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  15. Luhnow: Astros Guideline for Signing Premium Free-Agent

    At Astros Fan Fest 2015, the local bloggers who cover the Houston Astros were invited to a bloggers round table...

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  16. Astros Move One Step Closer to New Spring Home

    The Astros on Tuesday hope to clear their last major hurdle toward relocating their Spring Training operations to West Palm Beach, Fla., when the county votes to approve a land swap the city approved Monday night...

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  17. Astros' Farm System Still in Upper Echelon

    While one group of pundits pegged the Astros to finish last in the American League West, at least their farm system is still held in high regard...

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  18. Trade to Astros Doesn't Change Colin Moran's Status as a Top Prospect

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  19. Peter Moylan Says He's Feeling Great in Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

    A 36-year-old coming back from his second Tommy John surgery is doing “fantastic” on his climb back to health and the majors, just as he planned...

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  20. Astros Legend Craig Biggio Gets First Tour of Baseball Hall of Fame

    Craig Biggio and Patty Biggio strolled into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this morning, beginning a two-hour tour that will end after he walks between the famed marble pillars to see where his plaque will eventually hang...

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  21. Biggio Thinking of Ill Friend During HOF Process

    HOUSTON -- A young Craig Biggio burst into the Major League clubhouse at Spring Training for the first time in his career in 1988 in search of Astros coach Yogi Berra...

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  22. Astros' Roster Upgrades Have Hinch Raring to Go

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  23. Astros Legend Bagwell to Rejoin Organization

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  24. Jeff Bagwell to Serve as Guest Instructor This Spring

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  25. Astros' Roster Upgrades Have Hinch Raring to Go

    HOUSTON -- The roster has been retooled and improved since A.J. Hinch took over as manager of the Astros last fall.....

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