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2017 Major League Baseball Season Preview

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Coming off one of the highest-rated and most entertaining World Series ever in which the Chicago Cubs reversed the curse in extra innings of Game 7 and the United States took home gold in the World Baseball Classic in the most electrifying tournament in the history of the sport, baseball is in an awesome position. The game is loaded with young talent More...

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By Kevin Peters On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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St. Louis Cardinals Heavily Punished By MLB

In baseball, cheating is generally confined to on-the-field intrigue or the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Corporate espionage is almost unheard of, yet the St. Louis Cardinals discovered on January 30 that More...

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By KC Baker On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Carlos Beltran: You’ve Got to be Kidding Me

My Astros picked up Carlos Beltran from the Royals for Houston’s 2004 playoff run. And he performed as advertised, batting .435 with eight home runs, 14 RBI’s and six steals bringing my mighty, mighty Stros More...

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By Frank Pimentel On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Doug Fister Represents Best Value On The Free Agent Market This Winter

Major League Baseball Free Agency has been underway for weeks now and the action should start to heat up with the Winter Meetings taking place starting on Sunday in National Harbor located just outside of Washington More...

Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros will make a big splash this off-season.
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Houston Astros Poised To Make Big Moves This Off-Season

If you’re looking for a team to keep a close watch on this off-season for the moves they make, it’s the Houston Astros. The Astros failed to make the 2016 post-season just a year after they had made More...

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By Marc Keller On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Sacramento River Cats v. Fresno Grizzlies – Game Notes From June 15, 2016

It was another great night for a baseball game, as the Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A affiliate – San Francisco Giants) took on the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A affiliate – Houston Astros). When the More...

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By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Big Papi and Perez Pacing AL Vote Getters Thus Far

Balloting for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game is in full swing and two familiar faces in David Ortiz and Salvador Perez have sequestered fans hearts for their respective votes. As of June 14th, Salvador Perez had garnered More...

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By Pierce Dennis On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Can the Astros Bounce Back in an Improved AL West?

The Houston Astros are floundering in the AL West cellar following a tremendous breakout season in 2015. Forty games into 2016, the Astros sit at 16-24 after winning last night’s game to the Chicago White More...

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By Danny Gallagher On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
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Scout for Blue Jays, Expos Discovered Terry Puhl for Astros

Wayne Morgan, right, poses with Pat Gillick and Paul Beeston. When school was out at Saskatchewan’s Melville high, Terry Puhl came home, walked through the door of his parents’ home to find his father Frank More...

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By KC Baker On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Astros’ Faithful Takes a Hammock After Slow Start

“Take a knee!” my bonehead junior high football coach volcano-belched at my teammates and me. We’d have endured some sadistic workout they designed and inflicted; or perhaps we were at the end of another More...








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