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Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher who played for Astros, dies at 75LOS ANGELES – Don Sutton, a Hall of Fame pitcher who was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela, died Tuesday.

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Ex-Astro, Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton dies at 75Don Sutton's passing comes on the heels of seven Hall of Famers dying in 2020, the most sitting members of Cooperstown to pass away in a calendar year.

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Astros: George Springer could sign as early as this weekThe Houston Astros are going to lose George Springer, and a recent report indicates that the longtime outfielder could sign as soon as this week.

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Astros' mustachioed superfan Valentin JalomoA dead at 81You probably remember Valentin Jalomo for his mustache that stretched some six inches on...

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Astros super fan Valentin Jalomo dies from COVID-19 hours after Alex Bregman sends him touching videoValentin Jalomo, an 81-year-old longtime Houston Astros fan, died after being admitted to the hospital in early January, his family told ABC13.

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Valentin Jalomo, Astros fan, dies at 81Even on the day he died, Valentin Jalomo was thinking of the Astros. It was only a couple of hours before he passed away Tuesday afternoon at a Houston hospital that Jalomo's spirits were lifted when a doctor arranged for Astros star Alex Bregman to send him a.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 19th, 2021Decency restrictions won't let me write the full extent of what I think of people like Jared Porter, but here's hoping that he never gets anywhere near baseball ever again.

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Newly signed Pedro Leon might change everything for the AstrosCould 22-year-old León influence the team's approach on the free-agent market? Let's dive into it.

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Houston Astros: Prospects in the Dominican Winter League playoffsThe Dominican Winter League is home to former, future, and current stars, and for the Houston Astros, two of their prospects played in the LIDOM playoffs in late December and January.

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Baez can boost option price and buyout with AstrosReliever Pedro Báez can boost his 2022 option year salary and also his buyout as part of his $12.5 million, two-year contract with the Houston Astros.

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Pedro Baez can boost option price, buyout with Houston AstrosPedro Baez can boost his 2022 option-year salary and his buyout as part of the two-year, $12.5 million contract he signed with the Houston Astros.

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Baez can boost option price and buyout with AstrosHOUSTON — Reliever Pedro Báez can boost his 2022 option year salary and also his buyout as part of his $12.5 million, two-year contract with the Houston Astros.

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Astros Rumors: Houston interested in veteran relieverThe Houston Astros continue to look for bullpen upgrades, and a recent report indicates that they are pursuing a former All-Star reliever.

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Are the Astros done looking at the outfield?There is no doubt that the Astros 2021 bullpen was an area that needed shoring up after a freefall from a top bullpen in 2019 to a middle of the pack unit in 2020.

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Astros' best single-game pitching performancesWhen your team history includes such names as Nolan Ryan, J.R. Richard, Larry Dierker, Mike Scott, Randy Johnson, Roy Oswalt, Roger Clemens, Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole, there figures to be a few legendary pitching performances throughout the years.

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Adam C. Mackinnon: Romantic About BaseballThis episode I was joined by Adam to discuss his podcast, Romantic About Baseball, his book, Baseball For Kids, then we dive into his opinions on the rules changes in MLB,, and finally we talk HOF ballots, including the ballot without votes.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 18th, 2021As many of you enjoy today's holiday, please remember how Martin Luther King Jr's legacy continues to impact us all, and how much farther we still have to go.

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The culmination of the Astros' meticulous offseasonNow that the arbitration deadline has come and gone, the free-agent market is primed to see an uptick in activity, which puts the Astros in an interesting position.

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The Michael Bourn Identity Ep. 0013: Patrick BerkeryJames sits down with War On Drugs/Clap Your Hands Say Yeah/Strand of Oaks/Pernice Brothers drummer Patrick Berkery to talk about being a drummer mercenary, how much musicians rip off other musicians, Philadelphia, a history of Phillies / Astros trades, and baseball conspiracies.

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Former Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow is interested in purchasing a Liga MX clubFormer Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow is looking to get back into sports after being fired from his position due to his involvement in the team’s electronic sign-stealing scandal.

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Quick Hits: Blue Jays, Brantley, Cardinals, Hicks, AstrosThe Blue Jays continue to have interest in Michael Brantley, writes Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic.

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Former Houston Astros general manager looking to buy a Liga MX clubJeff Luhnow worked with a group that created the Netflix show ‘Club de Cuervos' and now he is analyzing acquiring a team in Mexico.

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Astros 2nd team sued over minor-league shakeupThe Houston Astros are the 2nd franchise to face a lawsuit from a former minor league affiliate as an upstate New York club seeks at least $15 million.

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Five Astros Questions With Round Rock TimThis episode, Round Rock Tim joined me to discuss which two core players we shoud've signed long term, plus four other qustions about free agency, Dusty Baker, and more.

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Houston Astros, MLB being sued for $15MThe Tri-City ValleyCats have sued Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros for their unilateral decision to end their affiliation with the minor league organization.

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MLB rumors: Astros, Blue Jays, Mets after Brad Hand; Kirby Yates considering offers from five teamsFree agent reliever Kirby Yates is in the "final stages" of considering offers from five teams, Â reports Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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Astros 2nd team sued over minor-league shakeupThe Houston Astros are the 2nd franchise to face a lawsuit from a former minor league affiliate as an upstate New York club seeks at least $15 million.

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Quick Hits: Blue Jays, Brantley, Cardinals, Hicks, AstrosThe Blue Jays continue to have interest in Michael Brantley, writes Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic.

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Ranking the Top MLB Landing Spots for Free-Agent OF Yasiel Puig Amid RumorsIt's comeback season for Yasiel Puig.. According to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand, several teams are interested in seeing what the outfielder has to offer, including the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Miami Marlins and Baltimore Orioles...

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Houston Astros, MLB being sued for $15MTROY — The Tri-City ValleyCats have sued Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros for their unilateral decision to end their affiliation with the minor league organization.

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MLB, Astros Being Sued For Over $15 Million By Tri-City ValleyCatsThe Tri-City ValleyCats have filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros after the MLB team's decision to end its affiliation with the minor league squad, according to Mark Singelais of the Times-Union.

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Tri-City ValleyCats suing Major League Baseball, Houston AstrosThe Tri-City ValleyCats, who operated as a short-season affiliate of the Houston Astros for 18 seasons before being dropped, have filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the Astros.

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Tri-City ValleyCats suing Major League Baseball, AstrosTROY, N.Y. — Left in the lurch by minor league contraction, the Tri-City ValleyCats have filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros.

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Astros GM trolls new reliever Pedro Baez literally upon arrivalHouston Astros GM James Click trolled new bullpen addition Pedro Baez just a few days after signing him, calling out his slow windup.

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Astros building their own stable of arms in the bullpenWhile team is still in market for relief help, signings of Pedro Baez and Ryan Stanek add to Dusty Baker's options.

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Gerald SanchezToday I was joined by Gerald Sanchez from Legacy Sports Network. We covered yesterdays arbitration meetings, new Astros added to the roster, future moves coming up, and the dysfunction in Houston sports with the Astros, Texans, and Rockets.

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Astros Rumors: Houston eyeing additional bullpen helpThe Houston Astros have already added two relievers this offseason, and James Click says the team is not done upgrading the bullpen.

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Astros GM trolls new reliever Pedro Baez literally upon arrivalHouston Astros GM James Click trolled new bullpen addition Pedro Baez just a few days after signing him, calling out his slow windup.

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The Astros' bullpen may be getting crowdedThe off-season has gotten a bit more interesting with the signing of Cuban top OF Prospect Pedro Leon by the Astros.

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AstrolineAstroline is back this offseason! Catch the weekly radio show LIVE on Sports Talk 790AM each Thursday from 6-7pm CT.

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Four low-cost options the Astros should take a look at for rotation depthThis names could make sense for Houston in its search for affordable, efficient, veteran starting pitchers.

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Saturday Morning Hot LinksBeen a while, yeah? Because nothing - Astros-wise, anyway - is happening. Well that changed a little bit yesterday.

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Astros, Carlos Correa not reaching deal bodes poorlyThe Houston Astros did not reach a pre-arbitration deal with shortstop Carlos Correa, which does not bode well for their future together.

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ValleyCats suing MLB, Houston Astros after losing affiliationThe Tri-City ValleyCats are suing Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros after the league decided to end their affiliation.

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Carlos Correa, Astros set for arbitrationFor the second time in three years, the Astros will head to arbitration with star shortstop Carlos Correa.

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Pedro Leon agrees to deal with AstrosCalled a "rapid mover to the big leagues," Cuban outfield prospect Pedro Leon was signed by the Astros on Friday for $4 million - one of 10 international free agents the club signed.

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Astros face $3 million gap in talks with Carlos Correa who is headed to arbitration hearingOn a busy day, Astros avoided arbitration with Lance McCullers Jr. and Aledmys Diaz and signed an outfielder from Cuba to bolster farm system.

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Houston Astros reach deal with Lance McCullers; Carlos Correa headed to arbitrationThe Astros agreed to one-year contracts with right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. and infielder Aledmys Díaz on Friday to avoid salary arbitration, but did not reach a deal with shortstop Carlos Correa.

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Press release: Astros sign 10 international free agentsThe Houston Astros have agreed to terms on contracts with 10 international free agents, including eight players from the Dominican Republic, one from Cuba and one from Venezuela.

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ValleyCats suing MLB, Houston AstrosThe team, which had been affiliated with the Astros for 18 New York-Penn League seasons before MLB contracted and restructured minor league baseball last year, filed a lawsuit in the commercial division of New York State Supreme Court on Thursday and seeks over $15 million in actual and punitive damages.

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Carlos Correa, Astros set for arbitrationFor the second time in three years, the Astros will head to arbitration with star shortstop Carlos Correa.

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Houston Astros make International Signing Day splashThe Houston Astros made an International Signing Day splash and also signed numerous talented free agents to upgrade their farm system.

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Astros, Carlos Correa headed to salary arbitration hearingHouston avoided salary arbitration with Aledmys Diaz and Lance McCullers Jr. earlier in the day, but had what one source called a "big gap" between Correa and the club.

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Astros: Lance McCullers and Aledmys Diaz Avoid ArbitrationLance McCullers and Aledmys Diaz won't have to worry about where they will be next season.

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Tri-City ValleyCats File Lawsuit Against Astros, MLBThe Tri-City ValleyCats are suing the Houston Astros and Major League Baseball arising out of this offseason's contraction of minor-league baseball, reports Daniel Kaplan of the Athletic.

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Disgraced ex-Astros GM Jeff Luhnow wants to buy a Mexican soccer clubIt's certainly one way to move past his life in baseball.

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Franklin Stubbs1989 Upper Deck Stubbs spent 10 seasons in the majors, hitting.232 with 104 home runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers and Detroit Tigers.

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Ex-Astros GM Jeff Luhnow looking to buy Liga MX clubPlus Celtic's Cameron Harper nearing a deal with the New York Red Bulls and a change to MLS's Generation Adidas contracts.

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Astros, MLB sued by former Tri-City farm club after losing affiliationThe Tri-City ValleyCats have sued Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros for their unilateral decision to end their affiliation with the minor-league organization.

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ValleyCats sue Major League Baseball, Houston Astros for $15MThe Tri-City ValleyCats have sued Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros for their unilateral decision to end their affiliation with the minor-league organization.

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Astros, Carlos Correa headed to salary arbitration hearingHouston avoided salary arbitration with Aledmys Diaz and Lance McCullers Jr. earlier in the day, but had what one source called a "big gap" between Correa and the club.

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Astros avoid arbitration with Lance McCullers, Aledmys DiazThe Astros avoided salary arbitration with Aledmys Diaz and Lance McCullers Jr. on Friday.

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Brad Hand Rumors: Dodgers, Mets and Astros Among Interested TeamsDuring the early stages of the offseason Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman identified the bullpen and adding a right-handed bat to the lineup as areas of focus.

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Coronavirus vaccine: Appointments fill up within minutes at Houston's Minute Maid Park COVID-19 vaccination siteThe Houston Health Department has about 2,600 new appointments for Saturday, Jan. 16 at its COVID-19 vaccination site at Minute Maid Park.

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Houston Astros Top 30 Prospects for 2021While new information this past year was limited, there was enough to reshuffle the deck.

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Astros agree to deal with Cuban OF Pedro LeonOn the first day of a rescheduled international signing period, the Astros agreed to a deal with touted Cuban outfielder Pedro Leon that, according to multiple reports, will pay the 22-year-old a $4 million signing bonus.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 15th, 2021Looks like it's official that Pedro Leon will be headed to the Astros and, hopefully, keeping that international magic going.

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Pedro Baez, Arbitration, and Forgiving The AstrosThis episode I give you a little back story on the Astros new pitcher, talk about the 3 players and the Arbitration deadline, plus Which players have been forgiven one year after scandal?

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Astros reach deals with McCullers, Diaz; not CorreaThe Houston Astros agreed to one-year contracts with right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. and infielder Aledmys Díaz on Friday to avoid salary arbitration, but couldn't come to terms with star shortstop Carlos Correa.

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Houston Astros Top 30 Prospects for 2021While new information this past year was limited, there was enough to reshuffle the deck.

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Astros agree to deal with Cuban OF Pedro LeonOn the first day of a rescheduled international signing period, the Astros agreed to a deal with touted Cuban outfielder Pedro Leon that, according to multiple reports, will pay the 22-year-old a $4 million signing bonus.

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Pedro Leon agrees to deal with AstrosThe Astros are adding one of the top young prospects from Cuba to their system.

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1/14/21 Astroline Hot Stove Podcast by Karbach Brewing: HOF Hopeful Billy "The Kid" WagnerIt's episode V of the '21 offseason Hot Stove podcast featuring broadcasters Geoff Blum and Steve Sparks who chat with Astros Hall of Fame closer Billy Wagner.

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Astros' Aledmys Diaz: Agrees to deal with HoustonDiaz signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the Astros on Friday to avoid arbitration, Robert Murray of FanSided.com reports.

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ValleyCats sue Major League Baseball, Houston Astros for $15MThe Tri-City ValleyCats have sued Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros for their unilateral decision to end their affiliation with the minor-league organization.

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Astros' Pedro Leon: Gets $4 million from HoustonLeon agreed to a $4 million deal with the Astros on Friday, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports.

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The Michael Bourn Identity Ep. 0012: Eric NadelGrowing up a Brooklyn Dodgers fan -Calling minor-league hockey games -Negotiating a new contract with the Rangers -His involvement in the Dallas music scene -We give our picks for most over/under-rated, favorite, most-hated musicians, and our guiltiest musical pleasures.

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Behold the Ides of JanuaryAs a friend of the blog, Old Pro, has been preaching for a while, January 15, 2021, is a potentially critical day in this years offseason.

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Team Time Machine: Looking back at the 2004 Houston AstrosThe 2004 Houston Astros were a rollercoaster ride. Let's take a trip down memory lane, rehashing one a wild season for Astros fans.

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Astros news: Houston signing top Cuban international prospectBig news has arrived for the Houston Astros, as the organization will reportedly sign top Cuban international prospect Pedro Leon.

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Where lawsuits involving Astros, other Houston sports entities standAs the new year begins, a look at where notable court cases involving Houston teams and sports figures stand.

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Houston Astros sign veteran reliever Pedro BaezPedro Baez agreed to a two-year contract with the Houston Astros on Wednesday, adding depth to what was a beleaguered bullpen.

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Astros Trade Rumor: Andrew BenintendiCould the former first round pick rebuild his value in Houston?

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Dodgers: Astros' deal with Pedro Baez proves LAD have owned the reliever marketFormer Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez signed with the Houston Astros and it proved how good of a job Andrew Friedman is doing.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 14th, 2021Welcome to the Astros, Pedro Baez! Looking forward to 15 minute AB's with only 3 pitches tossed when you're on the mound!

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Astros: Could Houston still sign closer after recent additions?Could the Houston Astros still sign a new closer despite signing two veteran relievers this winter?

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Astros news: Houston signing top Cuban international prospectSome big offseason news has arrived for the Houston Astros leading up to spring training, as the team will reportedly sign Cuban star Pedro Leon. Provided by Fansided.

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Astros' top international signings in historyThe Astros were trailblazers in signing players out of Venezuela in the 1990s, a group that included Johan Santana, Bobby Abreu, Freddy Garcia, Carlos Guillen, Melvin Mora and Richard Hidalgo, though most of those players wound up flourishing with other clubs.

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Astros sign-stealing scandal might cost them JT RealmutoThe Houston Astros 2017 sign-stealing scandal could cost them a legitimate chance to sign JT Realmuto, thanks to MLB draft penalties.

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Pedro Baez, Astros agree to dealThe Astros' aggressive pursuit of relief pitching has landed them free-agent right-hander Pedro Báez on a two-year deal with a third-year club option, a source told MLB.com.

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Astros sign longtime Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez to two-year deal, per reportBaez has been a highly productive, if agonizingly slow reliever throughout his career.

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Astros Agree to Terms with RP Pedro Baez on 2-Year DealThe 32 year old righty has spent his entire professional career with the Dodgers, joining their major league bullpen in 2014.

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Free agent reliever Pedro Baez agrees to two-year deal with AstrosOnly Kenley Jansen made more appearances out of the Dodgers bullpen since Baez made his big-league debut with them in 2014.

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Veteran Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez signs with Houston AstrosPedro Baez, who spent the first seven years of his career with the Dodgers before becoming a free agent, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Houston Astros.

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Reliever Pedro Baez reaches 2-year deal with Houston Astros, sources sayRight-handed reliever Pedro Baez has agreed to a two-year contract with the Astros that is expected to fall in the $12-14 million guaranteed range, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

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Astros steal former Dodgers reliever in solid Liam Hendriks backup planThe Houston Astros signed former Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez to a two-year deal, finally adding to their bullpen.

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Astros Rumors: Houston to sign free-agent reliever Pedro BaezThe Houston Astros continue to shore up their bullpen, agreeing to a two-year deal with free-agent reliever Pedro Baez, pending physical.

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Astros agree to deal with former Dodgers reliever Pedro BaezA 32-year-old Dominican righthander, Baez played his entire seven-year career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, amassing a 3.03 ERA.

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Pedro Baez, Astros agree to dealThe Astros' aggressive pursuit of relief pitching has landed them free-agent right-hander Pedro Báez on a two-year deal with a third-year club option, a source told MLB.com.

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Report: Astros add Pedro Baez on 2-year dealThe Houston Astros and reliever Pedro Baez agreed to a two-year contract, pending a physical, according to Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times.

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Dodgers: Pedro Baez Signs With the Houston AstrosDodgers fans knew that this year, they would have to watch a lot of their free agents walk.

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Astros 2021 arbitration deadlineThe arbitration process will be quite a bit trickier this year for teams set to judge a player's salary based on a 60-game regular season when nothing was normal.

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Yogi Berra influenced Astros as bench coachYogi Berra is synonymous with the Yankees, the team with which he won 10 World Series titles as a player and three Most Valuable Player Awards en route to the Hall of Fame.

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Boston writer posts worst Hall of Fame ballot of 2021 so farImagine having the power to vote for the Baseball Hall of Fame, only voting for one person, and having that one person be Jeff Kent?

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Astros sign-stealing scandal might cost them JT RealmutoThe Houston Astros 2017 sign-stealing scandal could cost them a legitimate chance to sign JT Realmuto, thanks to MLB draft penalties.

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Astros' Black Monday: A year agoJanuary 13th of 2020 was a dark day for the Astros organization, but it would pale in comparison to what was coming around the corner for the world.

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Astros Rumors: J.T. Realmuto an unrealistic target for Houston?J.T. Realmuto always felt like an unlikely target for the Houston Astros and their chances of signing the free-agent catcher are slim to none.

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Reliever Pedro Baez reaches 2-year deal with Houston Astros, sources sayRight-handed reliever Pedro Baez has agreed to a two-year contract with the Astros that is expected to fall in the $12-14 million guaranteed range, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

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Astros sign-stealing scandal might cost them JT RealmutoThe Astros likely won't sign JT Realmuto, and it has nothing to do with his asking price.

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One year after the scandal, how do we view the AstrosRemember the day sign-stealing punishments and Houston firing its manager and GM rocked baseball? On the anniversary, we examine what has changed and how their players will be treated when fans do return.

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Astros steal former Dodgers reliever in solid Liam Hendriks backup planThe Houston Astros signed former Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez to a two-year deal, finally adding to their bullpen.

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Longtime Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez signs with the Houston AstrosPedro Baez, who spent the first seven years of his career with the Dodgers before becoming a free agent, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Houston Astros.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 13th, 2021Who would of thought that, a year after the cheating scandal broke, the Astros would be the least dysfunctional of the big three sports teams in Houston.

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Astros 2021 arbitration deadlineThe arbitration process will be quite a bit trickier this year for teams set to judge a player's salary based on a 60-game regular season when nothing was normal.

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How do YOU evaluate trades?If you haven't read it yet, the other day, Bilbos published an article titled The Astros team that management gave away.

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Astros Rumors: Houston targeting Andrew Benintendi trade?The Houston Astros are rumored to be in talks to acquire Andrew Benintendi. What would he bring to the outfield?

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One year after the scandal, how do we view the AstrosRemember the day sign-stealing punishments and Houston firing its manager and GM rocked baseball? On the anniversary, we examine what has changed and how their players will be treated when fans do return.

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Astros' Pedro Baez: Heading to HoustonBaez signed a two-year deal with the Astros on Wednesday, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Astros unlikely to sign free agent J.T. Realmuto: reportSome around baseball felt the punishment the Houston Astros received for their sign-stealing scandal was not enough, but it may be having an effect on who they can pursue in free agency.

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Can we talk about how A.J. Hinch objected to the Astros' sign-stealing scheme by smashing things with a bat?Think back to Before, in the Era of Offices: Now imagine your boss took a baseball bat — he has one hanging on the wall in this hypothetical, along with other sports memorabilia, and maybe even one of those mini golf putting sets — and started smashing your monitor.

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J.T. Realmuto Rumors: Astros 'Unlikely' to Sign Star Due to Draft CompensationThe Houston Astros are reportedly "unlikely" to sign free-agent catcher J.T. Realmuto because of the impact it would have on their already reduced stockpile of draft picks...

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Report: A's, Astros, Cardinals check in on BenintendiThe Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers have checked in with the Boston Red Sox about a potential trade for outfielder Andrew Benintendi, a source told Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal.

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Astros among 3 teams interested in trading for Andrew BenintendiBenintendi isn't short on suitors for his services, as AL West teams like the Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, and Texas Rangers are all interested in trading for him.

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Astros: Why Houston should quickly pivot to Brad HandThe Houston Astros targeted - and missed - on Liam Hendriks and Blake Treinen.

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Report: A's, Astros, Cardinals check in on BenintendiThe Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers have checked in with the Boston Red Sox about a potential trade for outfielder Andrew Benintendi, a source told Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal.

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Report: A's, Astros, Rangers check in on BenintendiThe Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers have checked in with the Boston Red Sox about a potential trade for outfielder Andrew Benintendi, a source told Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal.

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Why George Springer could ruin the 2021 Yankees' seasonHere's why George Springer could ruin the New York Yankees' 2021 season, even if he ends up leaving the Houston Astros for good.

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Astros: Who else can Houston target to upgrade the bullpen?The Houston Astros missed on their top two targets in free agency and now have to pivot to other options.

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Which Team Should Sign George Springer?Let's dive into the top landing spots for the former World Series MVP.

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The clock is ticking for the Astros to make substantial movesThe Astros may be waiting for George Springer's decision, but time is running up for them to reassemble for ‘21.

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Astros manager's son Darren Baker interested to join PH baseball teamFondly remembered as the 3-year-old batboy who was saved by JT Snow in the 2002 World Series, Darren Baker now expresses interest to represent the Philippines.

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Astros among 3 teams interested in trading for Andrew BenintendiAndrew Benintendi might've played his last game in Boston. The Boston Red Sox are looking to tear down the roster even more in 2021 as they build for the next decade, and doing so could force Andrew Benintendi out of town following his awful 2020 campaign.

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Report: Rangers, Astros, A's checked in on Red Sox OF Andrew BenintendiBoston already has depth on the outfield corners in Alex Verdugo and Hunter Renfroe, making Benintendi expendable.

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Pedro Leon expected to headline Astros' international classThe Cuban outfielder is regarded as one of the best prospects who will sign in the 2021 international signing period, which opens on Friday.

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Legalize It: MLB's Easy Answer to Growing 'Sticky Stuff' Cheating ScandalFor the second time in as many offseasons, a cheating scandal threatens to engulf Major League Baseball.

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George Springer Rumors: Insiders Believe Astros FA Could Sign 'Bonanza' ContractSome within Major League Baseball are expecting free-agent outfielder George Springer to sign a huge contract in the near future.

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Looking ahead at 2021 statsOn a cold grey day here in the Land of Sugar, lets look at what some experts are projecting for the Astros offense to produce in 2021.

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Astros Rumors: Houston "aggressive" trying to upgrade bullpenThey appear focused on Liam Hendriks and reportedly want to pair an elite reliever alongside him.

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Astros' best single-game hitting performancesThe Astros, in their long history, have never had a player hit four homers in a game.

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Atlanta Braves Potential Free Agent Target: George SpringerHouston's leadoff hitter for the past few years is still available via free agency, Could he potentially bring his talents to Cobb County?

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 11th, 2021After reading through the comments about the Astros' charitable works, I can confirm that Dodgers fans are still butthurt, obsessed, and unable to read a room.

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The Astros Team that Management Gave Away. Part IOn the way to building a team, a few mistakes were made. We could use a few of these lost players now.

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Coronavirus In Greater Houston: Harris County Will Receive 26,000 New Vaccine DosesAs Texas attempts to ramp up testing, Houston this week will look to set up its vaccine "mega site."

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Barron: As retirement looms, memories of Houston's sports media evolutionIn the first of a two-part farewell column, David Barron looks at the changes on the Houston sports media landscape during his time on the TV/radio beat.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 11th, 2021After reading through the comments about the Astros' charitable works, I can confirm that Dodgers fans are still butthurt, obsessed, and unable to read a room.

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Flashback: MLB world reacts to Astros' sign-stealing scandalRelive the drama that surrounded the Astros in the aftermath of a sign-stealing scandal, including reaction from players around the league.

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Tyler IveyThis episode, I was joined by the Astros 3rd round pick in 2017, RHP Tyler Ivey.

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Tigers pitchers, including Justin Verlander, accused of doctoring baseballs 'for years'Former Tigers ace Justin Verlander is among several major-league pitchers who have been accused of using a grip concoction engineered and widely distributed by a fired Los Angeles Angels staffer.

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Baseball America releases annual Astros prospect rankingsOn Friday, Baseball America released their top 10 prospects for every MLB team, and the Houston Astros list came with little surprises.

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SB Nation Reacts: Should Spring Training Start As Planned?Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged in fans from each team.

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Players Alliance tour visits HoustonLast summer, a group of Black Major League players, past and present, banded together to form the Players Alliance, a non-profit group intended to improve representation of Black Americans in all levels of baseball.

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Houston Health administered nearly 3,600 doses at Minute Maid Park COVID-19 vaccination clinicThe Houston Health Department has announced its partnership with the Astros Foundation to host Minute Maid Park as a COVID-19 vaccination site on Saturday.

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Astros Rumors: Houston has big plans to upgrade the bullpenIt was widely assumed the Astros would spend big on the outfield this winter, but the team appears to be prioritizing the bullpen instead.

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Houston's Minute Maid Park COVID-19 vaccination clinic appointments filled up in minutesAs the city of Houston deals with the COVID-19 crisis, one of Houston's sports monuments became a vaccination site on Saturday, and new appointment availabilities filled up in minutes.

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Ryne Stanek, Astros agree to 1-year, $1.1 million contractRight-hander Ryne Stanek and the Houston Astros agreed to a one-year, $1.1 million contract.

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Houston Astros: Collin McHugh scheduled for pitching showcase next weekFormer Houston Astros pitcher Collin McHugh will throw a showcase for teams on January 16 in Atlanta, Ga.

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Astros Rumors: Liam Hendriks, Brad Hand Among Closers on Houston's RadarThe Houston Astros are reportedly keeping an eye on two All-Star relievers to fill their vacant closer's role.

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Why do I prefer Alex Colome over Liam Hendriks for the Astros?After analyzing the Astros' current circumstances, the history of both pitchers and their asking price, Colomé is my choice.

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Season Delayed and Politics In SportsThis episode I discuss the rumors that the 2021 MLB season may not start on time, plus should athletes stay out of politics?

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Houston Astros: Collin McHugh scheduled for pitching showcase next weekFormer Houston Astros pitcher Collin McHugh will throw a showcase for teams on January 16 in Atlanta, Ga.

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Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole named by fired Angels employee in 'sticky' substance lawsuitIn court filings opposing MLB and the Los Angeles Angels' motion to dismiss his lawsuit, former Angels visiting clubhouse manager Brian "Bubba" Harkins revealed in specific detail the long-accepted pitchers' use of foreign substances on baseballs to maintain a better grip, a practice rooted in safety but now facing greater scrutiny for its...

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Retailer apologizes for leaking Astros' new T-shirts"We express our apologies to Houston Astros fans, our partners at the Houston Astros ballclub, along with Major League Baseball for inadvertently releasing the new Astros T-shirts in limited quantity," Academy CEO and president Rodney Faldyn said in a statement.

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Houston Health Department, Astros Foundation partner to provide COVID-19 vaccinationsHOUSTON – The Houston Health Department has announced its partnership with the Astros Foundation to host Minute Maid Park as a COVID-19 vaccination site on Saturday.

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Report: Astros keeping tabs on Hand during aggressive reliever pursuitThe Houston Astros have shown interest in free-agent closer Brad Hand, according to Robert Murray of FanSided.

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Astros and their breakout kingsFather of the blog, Chip Bailey, often stated as the Astros were re-building, that all the team needed to do was find two solid players every year to build into a contender.

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Houston Astros superfan and Big Hat Posse founder 'Downtown Dave' Rojas dies from COVID-19Houston sports fans are mourning the loss of one of their own. Dave Rojas - one of the founders of the 'Big Hat Posse' - died this morning from COVID-19.

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Dusty Baker extols Tommy LasordaAstros manager Dusty Baker was in his wine cellar at his home near Sacramento, Calif., early Friday when his daughter called to inform him of the death of Tommy Lasorda, his longtime manager with the Dodgers.

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Walks and Whiffs: The Story of Ryne StanekThe newest Astro may not be a sexy signing, but he is full of intrigue.

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Astros' 2021 center field optionsThe signing of relief pitcher Ryne Stanek to a one-year deal worth $1.1 million on Thursday represented the Astros' first significant roster move of the offseason.

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Team Time Machine: Looking back at the 2011 Houston Astros2011 was a tough season for the Houston Astros, but it fueled one of the best runs in team history.

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Houston superfan 'Downtown Dave' Rojas dies from COVID-19Kim Jong Un's Goal: 'Enhance nuclear preemptive and retaliatory strike capabilities'

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 8th, 2021Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here.

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Houston Astros: Ryne Stanek signed, doesn't move the needleLanding a spot in the Houston Astros bullpen was Ryne Stanek, though this isn't the big move we were hoping for on the pitching front.

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2021 Houston Astros Top MLB ProspectsRanking the 10 best prospects in the Houston Astros farm system entering 2021.

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Inside the Clubhouse: What can the Mets build with Francisco Lindor?This week Inside the Clubhouse looks at what the Mets are building with Francisco Lindor, how the Astros might upgrade their bullpen and more.

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Houston Astros 2021 Top MLB Prospects ChatChatting the state of the Houston Astros farm system with Ben Badler at 3 p.m.

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Justin Verlander, ex-Astros teammate Gerrit Cole linked to doctored baseballsJustin Verlander and former Astros teammate Gerrit Cole were among several pitchers mentioned in a court paper regarding a former Angels clubhouse attendant who gave them a sticky substance.

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1/7/21 Astroline Hot Stove Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Pete Putila, Todd Kalas, Robert FordIt's episode # IV of the offseason Hot Stove podcast and the first of 2021.

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Ryne Stanek, Astros agree to $1.1 million, 1-year contractHOUSTON — Right-hander Ryne Stanek and the Houston Astros agreed Thursday to a $1.1 million, one-year contract.

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MLB News: Astros Players Named in An Illegal Ball Doctoring SchemeThe Houston Astros and cheating, a match made it heaven. Just over a year after news broke that MLB was launching an investigation into Houston for their use of video footage, they're back and making headlines again.

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Former MLB All-Star Lance Berkman joins baseball coaching staff at University of St. Thomas in TexasThe university is located in Houston, where Berkman spent much of his career.

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Ryne Stanek Signs With AstrosThis episode i talk about the Newest astros pitcher, the best season in astros history by position, and some info on a giveaway promo with Dugout Mugs.

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Astros sign reliever Ryne StanekHOUSTON – The Houston Astros announced Thursday they have signed right-handed reliever Ryne Stanek, who most recently pitched for the Florida Marlins in 2020.

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The "6-year Window" Theory: What it is and How it WorksLadies and gentlemen, I have a theory about successful baseball teams and how most organizations should try to run.

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Ryne Stanek deal with AstrosLooking for a chance to pitch meaningful innings on a team likely to contend in the American League in 2021, veteran reliever Ryne Stanek signed a one-year deal to join the Astros bullpen on Thursday.

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Houston Astros, RHP Ryne Stanek agree to 1-year, $1.1M dealFormer Marlins pitcher Ryne Stanek has agreed to a one-year, $1.1 million deal with the Astros.

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Astros sign pitcher Ryne Stanek to one-year dealThe Houston Astros signed free agent righthanded pitcher Ryne Stanek to a one-year deal, betting on a bounceback from the flamethrower.

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Ryne Stanek deal with AstrosLooking for a chance to pitch meaningful innings on a team likely to contend in the American League in 2021, veteran reliever Ryne Stanek signed a one-year deal to join the Astros bullpen on Thursday.

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Astros sign Stanek to 1-year contract reportedly worth $1.1MThe Houston Astros signed right-handed reliever Ryne Stanek to a one-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

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Astros, pitcher Ryne Stanek agree to one-year dealHouston signed free-agent righthander Ryne Stanek to a one-year contract worth $1.1 million. Though Stanek affords sorely needed bullpen depth, the Astros are banking on a bounce-back from the 29-year-old flamethrower after a forgettable 2020 season.

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Who are the Houston Astros targeting to upgrade the bullpen?The Houston Astros are aggressively looking to upgrade the bullpen, and the team is showing interest in these four relievers.

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George Springer Rumors: Astros Free-Agent OF Believed to Want $175M ContractAs George Springer continues to wait out the slow free-agent market, the three-time All-Star's reported asking price has been revealed.

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Help Wanted in Houston: Multiple Impact RelieversAccording to MLB sources the #Astros are diligently working toward signing multiple free-agent relievers, both at the top of the market and in the middle and among the relievers they've targeted includes Liam Hendricks, Brad Hand, Alex Colome and Trevor Rosenthal.

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Astros' Austin Pruitt cleared to begin throwing in rehabThe Astros acquired Pruitt in a trade a year ago, but an arm injury wiped out his first season with his hometown team.

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Dodgers: Former GM Offers An Awful Trade Scenario for LA to Land Carlos CorreaThis trade suggestion from Jim Bowden has Dodgers fans hoping that the season will jsut start already, so we can get this out of the way.

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Why Craig Biggio's retired number has a sunThe sun always shines inside Minute Maid Park, whether the roof is open or not.

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Press release: Astros sign RHP Ryne StanekThe Astros have signed free agent right-handed pitcher Ryne Stanek to a one-year contract, Astros General Manager James Click announced today.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 7th, 2021Now would be a good time for baseball to come back so I can stop paying attention to the real world.

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Astros, pitcher Ryne Stanek agree to one-year dealLifeless for the first two months of free agency, the Astros started addressing a pressing need Wednesday, adding to a depleted bullpen.

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Astros To Sign Ryne StanekThe Astros are signing free-agent reliever Ryne Stanek, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports. It's a one-year deal, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle tweets.

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Ryne Stanek, Astros agree to $1.1 million, 1-year contractRight-hander Ryne Stanek and the Houston Astros agreed Thursday to a $1.1 million, one-year contract.

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Astros 3 Discussion Items1.) The Off-season is still moving at a snails pace, but the Astros have recently been linked to a number of players.

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Astros' Ryne Stanek: Signs with AstrosStanek signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Astros on Thursday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 7th, 2021Now would be a good time for baseball to come back so I can stop paying attention to the real world.

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Astros 3 Discussion ItemsMan who posed at Pelosi desk said in Facebook post that he is prepared for violent death.

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Once released by Astros, Robbie Grossman reunites with A.J. Hinch in DetroitRobbie Grossman has been traded, released and non-tendered at various moments in his career, which is not the typical path to signing a multi-year contract as a 31-year-old.

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Report: Astros enter Hendriks sweepstakesThe Houston Astros are focused on signing free-agent closer Liam Hendriks, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

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A Few Offseason Data Points to ConsiderThe winter months in baseball is the perfect time to do some research.

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Pirates sign RHP Chase De Jong to minor-league dealWhen the Pirates signed right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong to a minor-league contract on Wednesday, they became De Jongs sixth different MLB franchise...

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Watch: Pat Sajak Alludes To Astros' Cheating Scandal On 'Wheel Of Fortune'Months before the world would come to a halt because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, MLB was rocked by scandal when Mike Fiers went public with claims the Houston Astros electronically stole signs en route to winning the 2017 World Series.

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Report: Astros enter Hendriks sweepstakesThe Houston Astros are focused on signing free-agent closer Liam Hendriks, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

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Astros: How Blake Treinen's deal with the Dodgers impacts HoustonIt is unclear if the Houston Astros were pursuing Blake Treinen, but the reliever returning to the Dodgers has an impact on Houston this winter.

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Today in "Hello, I Am A Massive Nerd"It's been a while since I've posted anything on this web site because it has been a while since there has been anything Astros-related to wh...

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Team Time Machine: Looking back at the 1998 Houston AstrosThe 1998 Houston Astros may have been the best team in franchise history. Let's take a trip down memory lane and see what went wrong.

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Will Yordan Alvarez become the greatest Astros' left-handed hitter?In some ways, this is one of those throw down topics that may not be proved for a long time, but it is still one of interest.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 6th, 2021Now that the holidays are officially over, there's only a couple of long, cold months to get through before Spring Training.

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MLB Teams at Serious Risk of Completely Blowing the OffseasonApart from the now-fully loaded San Diego Padres, not many teams in Major League Baseball have made the most of what's thus far been an extraordinarily slow offseason.

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6 Good Stories in 2021 Houston SportsDespite the absolutely awful Houston sports year in 2020, there are some, at least what appear to be, positive storylines heading into the new years.

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Tigers reach 2-year deal with OF Robbie GrossmanThe Detroit Tigers announced Tuesday that they have reached a two-year deal with outfielder Robbie Grossman.

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Michael Brantley helps make young Houston Astros fans dayMichael Brantley was seen handing out Houston Astros gear to a young fan. Is it a sign of what might be to come this offseason?

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Astros Rumors: Houston's interest in Liam Hendriks appears seriousThe Houston Astros have been linked to Liam Hendriks in free agency, and it appears that their interest in signing the top reliever is very real.

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Houston Astros: Yasiel Puig interest, not in their best interestIn need of a new starting outfield, the Houston Astros has shown interest in Yasiel Puig.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 5th, 2021I'm just not sure I can go back to a 5-day work week after the holidays over the last couple of weeks.

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Alex Bregman ready to bounce back in 21'In 2021, the Astros will need the best version of Alex Bregman. He's up to the challenge.

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Astros Rumors: Yasiel Puig would be a strong fit in Houston's outfieldThe Houston Astros are reportedly interested in free-agent outfielder Yasiel Puig.

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Houston Astros: Yasiel Puig interest, not in their best interestIn need of a new starting outfield, the Houston Astros has shown interest in Yasiel Puig.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 5th, 2021I'm just not sure I can go back to a 5-day work week after the holidays over the last couple of weeks.

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Report: Blue Jays give Springer 5-year offer under $150M asking priceGeorge Springer has a multi-year offer on the table from the Toronto Blue Jays. The free-agent star outfielder received an offer in the five-year range, but it was well under the $150 million he's looking for, according to Jim Duquette of SNY.The Blue Jays and New York Mets are reportedly the finalists for Springer, who's expected to choose...

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Yasiel Puig Rumors: Red Sox, Yankees, Astros, Marlins, Orioles Linked to FAOutfielder Yasiel Puig did not play during the shortened 2020 season, but that reportedly has not stopped interest in his availability as a free agent this offseason.

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Dodgers set to battle Astros for top free agent relieverThe Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros both seem to be heavily in the mix for top free agent reliever Liam Hendriks, the best option.

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Power rankings: Are the Houston Astros not a playoff team?MLB.com recently released their first power rankings, and they did not have the Houston Astros listed as a playoff team.

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Astros among 5 teams showing interest in Yasiel PuigYasiel Puig didn't ultimately end up playing during the 2020 MLB season, but the 30-year-old reportedly has a slew of teams interested in his services for 2021.

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Astros: Exploring how Tyler Naquin would fit in Houston's outfieldThe Houston Astros are evaluating all outfield options, and could turn to a low-cost option on the market in Tyler Naquin.

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Astros' closer conversationThe possibility of the Astros making a move for a new closer has been an item for discussion since the season ended.

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Yasiel Puig rumors: 5 teams interested in veteran outfielderAccording to Mark Feinsand, playoff teams like the New York Yankees, Miami Marlins, and Houston Astros have interest in Puig, as do a few non-playoff organizations like the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles.

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Houston Astros mailbag: Submit your questionsFrom a roster construction standpoint, the Astros entered the new calendar year with essentially their entire offseason still ahead of them.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 4th, 2021Anyone else ready to scratch out "0" and put "1" every time they write the date for the next couple of months?

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Astros all-time single-season teamJeff Bagwell and Jose Altuve are the only two Astros players to win Most Valuable Player Awards in franchise history, though others have posted seasons that have been MVP-worthy.

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Who won the 2012 Draft? Part IIToday we will analyze the 2012 draft according to a parameter I call Wins Above Average Slot.

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Dodgers set to battle Astros for top free agent relieverThe Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros both seem to be heavily in the mix for top free agent reliever Liam Hendriks, the best option.

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The Michael Bourn Identity Ep. 0011: Will Johnson And Josh KantorJames sits down with Centro-Matic / South San Gabriel / Monsters of Folk's Will Johnson and Fenway Park organist / Baseball Project member Josh Kantor to try to recreate - virtually - their annual brunch during South By Southwest.

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Houston's free COVID-19 vaccination clinic sees overwhelming public responseAt least 1,000 people received the much-anticipated Moderna vaccine at Houston's first free public COVID-19 vaccination clinic, located at Bayou City Event Center, according to the Houston Health Department.

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How did a luxury Houston high-rise get the vaccine before hospitals?Senior citizens nationwide are struggling to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as the roll-out continues, so how did residents at a luxurious Houston apartment complex manage to make it happen?

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Astros all-time single-season teamJeff Bagwell and Jose Altuve are the only two Astros players to win Most Valuable Player Awards in franchise history, though others have posted seasons that have been MVP-worthy.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 4th, 2021Anyone else ready to scratch out "0" and put "1" every time they write the date for the next couple of months?

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Houston Astros: Examining former players Hall of Fame casesThere are seven former Houston Astros players on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot this year.

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What the Houston Astros missed out on with Curt SchillingThe Houston Astros traded Curt Schilling before he became a Hall of Fame-type player. Here is a trip down memory lane on how he was dealt.

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How close are the Blue Jays if they land George Springer?Although it was only a 60-game regular season with an expanded playoff format, the Toronto Blue Jays took a step towards becoming true contenders by reaching the 2020 postseason.

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Astros Rumors: Alex Colome a strong fit for Houston's bullpen?The Houston Astros are looking to upgrade their bullpen in a big way, and are showing interest in another top free-agent reliever.

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Report: Astros, White Sox among teams pursuing ColomeThe Houston Astros, Boston Red Sox, Washington Nationals, Minnesota Twins, and Chicago White Sox are all interested in free-agent reliever Alex Colome, Robert Murray of FanSided reports.

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