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Astros GM gives away free tickets for favorite Twitter responses

The Houston Astros promoted prospect George Springer on Wednesday to aid their struggling offense. Over 75 games at Class AAA Oklahoma City this season and last, Springer hit .319 with a .431 on-base percentage and 21 home runs. 362 more words

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George Springer's arrival could be turning point for downtrodden Astros

The Astros’ rebuilding program will enter a new phase on Wednesday, as the team is calling up George Springer. The 24-year-old outfielder is the first blue-chip position prospect to arrive in Houston since the Astros embarked upon… 1,145 more words

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Don't Judge 2014 Astros By Wins, Losses

If you’re hoping 2014 will be the year the Astros turn it around and become playoff contenders, well, keep on hoping. It’s not happening. In 2014 the Astros won’t come close to contending or even finish near .500, but that doesn’t mean the season can’t be considered a success. 673 more words

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The Houston Astros Release OF J.D. Martinez

 According to sources close to the Houston Astros. The Astros are setting up to part ways with outfielder J.D. Martinez.

Martinez has been with the Houston Astros since the 2011 campaign after spending the 2010 season down in the minors and eventually getting the call up to replace then Astros outfielder Hunter Pence who was on his way to join the Philadelphia Phillies.

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George Springer Bets On Himself, Declines Houston Astros Extension

For all of their improvement to the minor league system and commitment to an extensive club overhaul, the Houston Astros still manage to screw up from time to time. 374 more words

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Fan 4 Sale by Owner

For those of you who don’t know me, I have been an Astros fan since 1986.  I was 5.  My earliest memories involve some no talent hack named Nolan Ryan. 650 more words

Houston Astros 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Kissimmee, Fla., on Sunday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Houston Astros. 141 more words

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