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Three Baseball Thoughts: Friday

Pitchers and catchers reported. The fact the previous sentence uses the past tense means a swath of possibilities as baseball begins in earnest this month. Spring training isn’t interesting in and of itself. 379 more words

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Luhnow: Why Argue About Analytics?

(CBS HOUSTON) – Jeff Luhnow’s known for his use of analytics in the reconstruction of the Astros.

To Luhnow, it’s funny how the subject of analytics has created a national firestorm of a debate, especially recently with comments made by, most notably, Charles Barkley. 208 more words

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Correa Expected To Begin 2015 In Double-A

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Carlos Correa may have had an injury derail a promising 2014 season, but his 2015 looks to pick up at a higher level than where he left off. 212 more words

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Astros Future Includes More Money, Danger, and Strikeouts?

Houston (CBS Houston) – The Astros are now on TV and hope to continue to spend to improve the team in the future like they did this offseason.  971 more words

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Rasmus Happy to be in Houston, Ready to Prove Worth

Houston (CBS Houston) – Relationships, opportunity, and a place to park his big trucks has led veteran outfielder Colby Rasmus to the Houston Astros. 

Rasmus was officially introduced on Tuesday where he explained the various reasons he chose to sign with the Astros. 545 more words

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Astros Sign Colby Rasmus

HOUSTON (AP) — Outfielder Colby Rasmus has agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract with the Houston Astros.

The deal was announced Tuesday, a day after Houston dealt last year’s starting center fielder, Dexter Fowler, to the Chicago Cubs. 96 more words

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