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Some of the Best Trades are the Trades that are Never Made

It was recently brought to my attention that several “leaked” Houston Astros’ trade rumors were released by a group of hackers.¬†Internal trade talks between the Astros and teams such as the Athletics and Marlins were stolen from Houston’s online database, and released to a site called Anobin. 981 more words

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Astros Offense Struggles In 5-2 Loss To Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Dexter Fowler hit the first pitch of the game on Sunday for a home run.

But Houston Astros offense struggled after that, striking out 13 times in a 5-2 loss to the… 611 more words

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"Mr. Padre": A Look Back At Tony Gwynn's Incredible Career And Legacy

I grew up watching pitching clinics on the mound in, both, old Atlanta Fulton-County Stadium and Turner Field. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and John Smoltz were the standard bearers when it came to Cy Young level performances. 727 more words

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Stephen Drew of the Red Sox Sidelined with Oblique Tightness

The Boston Red Sox will play tonight against the Baltimore Orioles without shortstop Stephen Drew. Manager John Farrell said Drew will sit the game out due to tightness in his right oblique. 95 more words

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Mets Demote Travis d'Arnaud, and he Could be Gone for Awhile

The Mets demotion yesterday of rookie Travis d’Arnaud back to Triple-A could turn out to be a lengthy one, based on comments made by manager… 302 more words

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Mike Trout Leaves Game with Ongoing Back Problem

Mike Trout of the Angels exited Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros after playing only 1 1/2 innings, due to what the team is calling “mid back discomfort.” Trout is one of MLB’s young stars and top hitters, and the 22-year-old is putting together another All-Star caliber season. 151 more words

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Yankees Notes: Beltran, Tanaka, LeBlanc, Pineda

The New York Yankees could be getting a much-needed boost to the lineup soon, if all continues to go according to plan for Carlos Beltran… 273 more words

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