1. Astros Starters Bracing for Possible Trades

    HOUSTON -- Since the Astros made it known on Monday they were willing to trade one of their starting pitchers, the team has seen.....

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  2. Injuries Leave Astros Willing to Trade Starting Pitching with Need for Hitting

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  3. Luhnow Mum on Appel's Controversial Bullpen Session

    Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow had no comment Monday regarding complaints made Sunday by members of the major league team about prospect Mark Appel...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 24 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  4. Castillo May Be Too Rich for Astros Blood

    The Astros , like virtually every team baseball, are interested in Rusney Castillo, and were one of the teams that watched him work out Saturday at the University of Miami...

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  5. Astros Play Longball in Win over AL West Leading A's

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  6. Astros Unable to Rally After McHugh Dinged Early

    HOUSTON -- With two of their best weapons -- outfielders Dexter Fowler and George Springer -- on the disabled list, the Astros ' offense's struggles aren't surprising...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 25 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  7. This Deadline Will Be a Lot Quieter in Houston

    HOUSTON -- The days leading up to the non-waiver Trade Deadline the previous four years have been a whirlwind for Astros fans, who saw the team begin its ambitious rebuilding plan by trading away franchise stalwarts Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt in 2010.

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 25 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  8. Correa, Appel Headline Astros' Updated Top 20 List

    With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, we've updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 25 days ago 140 reads 0 comments

  9. Jake Buchanan Takes One for the Team with Long Relief Work

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 25 days ago 158 reads 0 comments

  10. Players Upset over Appel's Promotion, Bullpen Session in Houston

    Mark Appel, the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft, was promoted to Double-A Corpus Christi on Saturday despite posting a 9.74 ERA and 1.92 WHIP in 44 1/3 innings at High-A Lancaster...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 26 days ago 194 reads 0 comments

  11. McHugh to Come off DL, Start vs. Fish on Sunday

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  12. Marlins Get to Cosart Early in 2nd Straight Win vs. Astros

    Hours before his good friend Jarred Cosart stumbled through the first two innings against the Marlins on Saturday night, righthander Brad Peacock was adamant that he was under the impression he would start Tuesday for the Astros ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 26 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  13. Astros Prospect Right-Hander Mark Appel Set to Be Promoted to Double-A

    Astros prospect right-hander Mark Appel had his best start of the season on Thursday and now Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that he's set to be promoted to Double-A Corpus Christi...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 27 days ago 109 reads 0 comments

  14. Recapping the Astros 2-0 Loss to the Marlins

    A road-weary, beat up, beat down evening at the improv lineup totally leaves Keuchel hanging in 2-0 loss to Miami. .....

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  15. Astros Offense Stymied as Marlins Take Series Opener

    Shortly after addressing the media Friday night, Astros lefthander Dallas Keuchel walked over to the other side of the Astros' clubhouse to check on rookie utility man Kike Hernandez...

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  16. Nursing a Tender Hamstring, Marwin Gonzalez Hopes to Avoid DL Stint

    Utility infielder Marwin Gonzalez is optimistic that he won't land on the disabled list with the right hamstring tenderness that has bothered him for a week...

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  17. For Astros' Appel, It's All About Process

    LANCASTER, Calif.—The buzz started only moments after Mark Appel turned in his best outing of an otherwise forgettable season...

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  18. The Astros Are Hesitant to Trade Chad Qualls

    The Astros are a rebuilding team who is out of contention, so on the surface, they don't have much need for a veteran closer...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 29 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  19. Astros Don't Expect Personnel Changes in Wake of Brady Aiken Draft Mess

    OAKLAND — Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said he does not expect any personnel changes as a result of this year's draft, but he will review what led to the Brady Aiken heartache, which could only grow from here...

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  20. Dallas Keuchel Has a Clever Message for a Heckler

    This is pretty great. Via Nick Wong on Twitter, Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel tossed this baseball to a heckler in the crowd during today's game against the Athletics ...

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  21. Feeling's Mutual: Astros Holding on to Qualls

    With a week remaining prior to the non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Astros are expected to be relatively inactive, which would be a change from the previous four years in which they made a handful of deals to ship off veterans for young players...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 29 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  22. Carter's solo blast

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  23. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 29 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  24. 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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  25. 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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