1. Houston Astros Make First Roster Cuts

    Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced the following roster moves Sunday morning: RHP Jake Buchanan, RHP Bobby Doran, OF Leo Heras, IF Jonathan Meyer, C Ryan McGurdy, RHP Jason ...

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  2. Astros Use Private Online Database Called “Ground Control”

    Evan Drellich has an in-depth feature in the Houston Chronicle about the Astros ' built-from-scratch private online database, which is now being used by the entire baseball operations department to improve scouting, communicating, and decision-making...

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  3. Astros Eager to See Loaded Farm System Pay Dividends

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  4. Dexter Fowler Sidelined with Sore Neck

    Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler was scratched from Wednesday's game against the Tigers because of neck stiffness.....

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  5. Matt Dominguez Hitting Stride After Trade from Marlins to Astros

    The Marlins will be reminded of one of their recent mistakes today when they see Matt Dominguez at third base for the Astros .....

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  6. How Do Astros' Top Prospects Fit Houston's Needs?

    This series is designed to evaluate the role prospects play in each Major League organization, looking at the short- and long-term needs of each club and illustrating how prospects fit in both scenarios...

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  7. Jesse Crain's Throwing Program Mapped out

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  8. MLB Drug Testing Drives One Prospect from Marijuana to Alcohol

    The AP has a story about top Astros prospect Jon Singleton, the point of which seems to be to leave readers feeling inspired by Singleton's journey from being a marijuana-addicted ...

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  9. Bill Parcells gets first look at good friend Bo Porter's 2014 club

    Football great Bill Parcells stood behind the batting cage chatting with Astros manager Bo Porter on Monday, taking a look at a young Astros team that, in some very small and indirect fashion, Parcells has a hand in...

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  10. Craig Biggio Says Outpouring of Support Helped After Hall of Fame Vote

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Craig Biggio took a fatalist attitude on Monday toward the Hall of Fame vote, and expressed more optimism for the future than disappointment for the past...

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  11. Astros Hanging on to Jason Castro for Now

    Back in January, the Astros avoided arbitration with catcher Jason Castro, agreeing to a one-year deal worth $2.45 million...

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  12. Japhet Amador Expected to Report to Astros Camp on Friday

    The Astros signed slugger Japhet Amador out of the Mexican League over the winter with the idea of giving him a chance to compete for the first base job during spring training, but ...

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  13. Preston Tucker's Bat Puts Him on Bo Porter's Radar

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  14. Could J.D. Martinez Make the Astros & Have an Impact

    If it seems like J.D. Martinez has been around for a while, then you are not alone. Martinez came up in 2011, briefly took the Astros by storm, and has been fighting an uphill battle for success ever since...

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  15. Astros Slugger Carter Looks to Build on 2013

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  16. Instagram Video: Mark Appel Bullpen

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  17. Astros Bullpen Coach Craig Bjornson Takes Scariest Picture of MLB Photo Day

    You clicked on this page. Now we have to deal with this thing. Like it or not, we both must now behold the daymare that is Craig Bjornson’s wild-eyed roster photo...

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  18. J.D. Martinez Changes 'Everything' About Swing

    In spring training, it's not uncommon to hear a hitter or pitcher say they changed something. But a total overhaul is rare.....

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  19. Astros Want Asher Wojciechowski to Move Slowly

    The Astros are going to continue to take Asher Wojciechowski slowly as he recovers from a right lat strain that he first suffered Feb. 1 and then flared up on him again Thursday when he attempted to play catch...

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  20. Jason Castro OK with New Rule for Collisions at Home Plate

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — When Astros catcher Jason Catcher was drilled at home plate by Matt Gamel, then with the Brewers , at the start of the 2012 season, it made the highlight reel of must-see collisions on mlb...

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  21. Pitchers' Innings Won't Be Equal in Spring Training

    Astros manager Bo Porter emphasized he wanted health more than anything in the early days of camp. That does not mean the team's competitions are not underway, even if pitchers aren't throwing full-bore yet...

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  22. Tony La Russa Thinks “New Metrics” Are Keeping Jeff Bagwell out of HOF

    137 plate appearances with a 1.078 OPS will have an impact on an opposing manager. Among players with at least 100 PA against the Cardinals between 1996 and 2011 (the years in which ...

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  23. Porter Expects Players to Adhere to Conduct Code

    When manager Bo Porter addressed the pitchers and catchers on the field prior to Wednesday's workout, he could be overheard raising his voice and telling his team their actions were "disrespectful...

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  24. Jon Singleton Arrives and Says 'I'm Ready for What's Ahead of Me'

    Jon Singleton and Ronald Torreyes were both in the Astros clubhouse on Thursday morning, making all Astros accounted for on the first day of official workouts.....

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  25. The Astros Still Want a New Spring Training Complex in Palm BeachCounty

    There was talk of the Astros and Blue Jays moving in to a joint spring training complex in Palm Beach County. That's probably not happening. But the Astros still want to do it. And maybe the Nationals will be their bunkmates...

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