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Astros Send Appel, Straily To Minors

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – There is now one fewer candidate for the fifth spot in the Astros’ starting rotation.

That’s not in reference to former number-one pick Mark Appel. 185 more words

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Astros' fifth starter down to 3 candidates

The battle for the fifth spot in the Astros’ starting rotation is a three-man race after right-hander Dan Straily, brought to Houston in a trade with the Cubs in January, was among three players sent down from Major League camp on Monday morning. 162 more words

Opening Day

Astros cut three from camp

The battle for the fifth spot in the Astros’ starting rotation is a three-man race after right-hander Dan Straily, brought to Houston in a trade with the Cubs in January, was among three players cut from Major League camp on Monday morning. 522 more words

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Nats vs. Astros — 3/16/15

One day after facing the Astros on the road as part of a split-squad matchup, the Nationals will host Houson at Space Coast Stadium in Viera. 215 more words

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Appel set for spring debut today

Mark Appel, the top pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, will make his first start in Grapefruit League action on Monday when he gets the ball for the Astros’ split-squad team that will travel to Viera, Fla., to face the Nationals at 12:05 p.m. 7 more words

Appel scratched with mild forearm tightness

Astros right-hander and former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel, originally scheduled to pitch in relief in Monday’s game against the Blue Jays, said he wasn’t concerned after he was scratched because of mild tightness in his right forearm. 261 more words