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Will Major League Baseball Get The Suspensions Right For Alex Cintron And Ramon Laureano

Oakland Athletics center fielder Ramon Laureano got hit three times during their series sweep against the Houston Astros. Laureano didn't appreciate being hit for the second time in today's game. He was visibly upset immediately after it happened and voiced his displeasure. Astros catcher though Martin Maldonado did a great job of communicating and getting him calmed down to take first base. Once Laureano got to first that's when the fireworks began. He charged towards the Astros dugout going after Astros hitting
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Houston Astros: How Hope and Hurricane Harvey Shaped A Champion

As the summer winds down and the fall begins to reside in Houston, Texas, one thing is for sure, Houston Astro baseball is alive and well. What some naysayers” have said in the recent past about this Astro organization hasn’t boded well with this group. This edition of the Houston Astros has made it clear that the doubters opinions have set sail in the Gulf of Mexico. Atop almost every
Mar 19, 2018; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) delivers a pitch in the second inning against the New York Mets during a spring training game at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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MLB: Justin Verlander Named Houston Astros Opening Day Starter

This was probably just a formality. The defending World Series Champion Houston Astros have named Justin Verlander the opening day starter for the 2018 season. Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch made it official earlier this month. For Verlander, this will be his tenth Opening Day assignment in the last eleven seasons-- the previous nine coming with the Detroit Tigers. The Game 2 assignment for Keuchel ends a 3- year run
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Jul 19, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Charlie Morton (50) pitches agains the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Astros Rumors: Do They Need To Trade For A Starting Pitcher?

With Monday's baseball trade deadline at hand, a major question must be asked by all: Do the Houston Astros need a starting pitcher? All-Star Lance McCullers Jr. had his fourth straight poor start in a 13-1 loss to the Tigers. He has a 9.64 ERA in four July starts, including 32 hits and 11 walks in 18⅔ innings pitched. His strikeout rate of 29.1 percent entering the month has plummeted
Jun 28, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher David Paulino (63) delivers during the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
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MLB: War On Drugs Continues, Three New Suspensions Handed Down

The Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates are the latest casualties of Major League Baseball’s war on drugs. The Astros lose rookie pitcher David Paulino at the MLB level, the Indians lose minor leaguer Joseph Colon, and the Pirates lose minor leaguer Joan Gregorio. All three have been given drug-related suspensions by the league. According to a report from the LA Times, Paulino, who is the only one currently
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May 31, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (25) steals second in the fifth inning against the Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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MLB: Success From Teams Like The Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros Exactly What Makes Baseball So Great

There are plenty of reasons that baseball is considered to be America's pastime. For starters, you have players like Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees who captivate audiences with every at-bat. There is the enjoyment of sitting in a ballpark, enjoying the smell of the grass and hearing the sound of the glove while enjoying a hot dog. But there is another reason that is on full display this
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Houston Astros: Dallas Keuchel is having an underrated 1st half

We are only about a month away from the All-Star game and there is one pitcher who is quietly having a dominating first half. Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros is having a very underrated 1st half. In 11 games, Dallas Keuchel is 9-0 with an era of 1.67. What makes Keuchel dangerous is that he is dominating both at the Minute Maid Park and on the road. When you
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Jun 22, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers (43) pitches against the Los Angeles Angels in the second inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Astros: 2017 Projected Rotation

The Houston Astros suffer from the same setback as just about every American League team. The starting pitching isn’t exceptional. Houston has a proven ace, but their rotation isn’t deep. With a lineup that’s full of star power and amazing potential, can the Astros pitching staff compliment the bats? Here’s a look at the Houston Astros projected rotation for 2017. [Blake] Dallas Keuchel Dallas Keuchel had should inflammation problems last
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Sep 4, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Jose Altuve (27) bats against the Texas Rangers during the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Astros – 2017 Projected Lineup

The Houston Astros have a projected lineup in 2017 that fans can be confident in. This team has a young and talented core. Of all the clubs in the American League West, the Astros look to be the most offensively sound. The division will be tough this season, and the Astros have fielded a lineup that is built to compete. Alex Bregman, 3B At the young age of 22, Alex
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Houston Astros: Bold Offseason Taking Shape

2016 didn’t quite go according to plan for the Houston Astros. After reaching the American League Division Series in 2015, it was expected that they’d win the AL West and move forward in the playoffs last year. Needless to say, that’s not exactly what happened. Houston still finished the year with a very solid 84-78 record, but they were five games adrift of the Wild Card playoff and were third