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HOUSTON, WE HAVE A SOLUTION

In case you’ve caught women’s World Cup fever, or perhaps have been spending much of your free time researching where all of the big NBA and NHL free agents are looking to sign, you may have missed the great story of the team in first place in the American League West.   505 more words

Innings Control Solution: Tandem Starts

Last night during the Astros broadcast Bill Brown and Geoff Blum discussed the issue of how to handle Lance McCullers Jr’s workload. The ideas they tossed around on limiting his innings ranged from skipping a start every so often, to taking a full month off before the playoffs, to just limiting the innings in each start. 521 more words

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Watch: Fantasy players should catch All-Star Futures Game

The All-Star festivities will once again include the Futures Game, which showcases some of the game’s brightest young stars. Dave Schmulenson of USA TODAY Sports… 20 more words

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Alex Meyer, Aaron Judge highlight next wave of fantasy baseball prospects

2015 is definitely the year of the prospect. Many of the preseason’s top-ranked prospects came up quickly and have made immediate impacts not only for their clubs, but for their fantasy owners. 642 more words

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Astros: Two Headed To Futures Game

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It was announced on Thursday that the Houston Astros would send two of it’s top prospects in pitcher Mark Appel and second basemen Tony Kemp to the Futures game which showcases some of the top telnet in the minor leagues. 55 more words

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Appel putting it together at Double-A

Astros prospect Mark Appel has seen fellow pitchers Lance McCullers Jr. and Vince Velasquez and shortstop Carlos Correa – three guys he began the season with in Double-A Corpus Christi – reach the Majors and have an impact on the big league club this year. 663 more words

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Would the Astros be willing to move players for a rental?

Brian McTaggart of MLB.com joined Shuan Bijani and Howard Chen on Sunday morning to talk about all things Astros… The guys talked about the recently skid by the team and they also discussed how willing the Astros are in making a trade. 33 more words

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