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Winston-Salem tweaks bullpen

The Dash’s roster has not changed much thus far this season, but the White Sox did announce a pair of promotions affecting the Winston-Salem bullpen on Thursday afternoon. 238 more words

GM Jeff Luhnow says Astros "likely to keep" veterans at trade deadline

That the Astros are in rebuild mode is no secret. In the past, they had been pawning off veteran players in an effort to usher in a youth movement, but GM Jeff Luhnow says the Astros aren’t likely to be sellers at this year’s trade deadline. 243 more words

2014 Preview: Houston Astros

Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. 621 more words

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Jesse Crain at least two weeks from mound work

Jesse Crain sat out the second half of the 2013 season because of a shoulder strain and then underwent biceps surgery this winter. He was hoping to be ready for Opening Day, but that’s not going to happen. 96 more words

The top 15 middle relievers in fantasy baseball

March 15, 2014

Our top 15 middle relievers are listed below.  These players are ranked on the likelihood that they will get saves this season, not necessarily on their efficacy.   773 more words

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Who Will Be The Houston Astros' Closer in 2014?

2013 was a nightmare season for the bullpen of the Houston Astros. They ranked last in nearly every statistical category. The Houston bullpen ended the season with baseball’s worst ERA (4.92), most blown saves (29), most walks (252), highest opponent batting average (.265), highest WHIP (1.52) and gave up by far the most homers (85). 924 more words

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Jesse Crain has a calf strain

Jesse Crain injured his right calf the other day. Evan Drellich reports that an MRI has confirmed the original diagnosis of a strain.

While Bo Porter characterized the diagnosis as good news — coulda been worse – it’s just the latest in a series of health issues for Crain. 33 more words