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Scouting the Statline: AFL Progress Report

We’re rapidly approaching the halfway point of the Arizona Fall League schedule, which means most of your everyday players have managed to log 40 or 50 plate appearances at this point. 2,198 more words


Red & Orange Report 9

Editors Ben DuBose and Josh Reese break down all the latest Houston Sports news and rumors, Jayson Braddock a Texans insider joins the show to talk about Ryan Mallet & Jadeveon Clowney. 40 more words


Pace of play initiatives trying to cut down the time of games

Perhaps you’ve heard that this season’s Arizona Fall League is testing out new pace of play initiatives from Major League Baseball in an effort to speed up the game. 586 more words

#AskLuhnow Astros Twitter Takeover - October 15, 2014

And we are ready to start #AskLuhnow! pic.twitter.com/kFgVkxtuKJ

— Houston Astros (@astros) October 15, 2014

Hi all! Earlier this afternoon, General Manager Jeff Luhnow took over…

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AFL: Arizona Fall League showcases tomorrow's stars

Welcome to fall ball! If you haven’t heard about it before here’s an introduction to the Arizona Fall League. The 2014 AFL’s season officially begins Tuesday and runs through November 15. 468 more words


Appel throws bullpen at Minute Maid Park

Mark Appel, one of the Astros’ top prospects and the No. 1 overall pick of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, threw in the bullpen at Minute Maid Park on Thursday afternoon in front of senior pitcher advisor/special assistant to the general manager Doug Brocail and Astros pitching coach Brent Strom. 417 more words

Bo Porter, Jeff Lunhow At Odds

According to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, there is becoming a growing standoff between Houston Astros‘ manager Bo Porter and GM Jeff Lunhow. The two have been described as being ‘at odds,’ with each other. 107 more words