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Houston Astros lose Evan Gattis for 4-6 weeks after hernia surgery - ‎14 hours ago‎
Houston Astros' Evan Gattis reacts after a swing in the 6th inning against the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium in New York City on October 6, 2015.

Houston Astros: ESPN Farm System Rankings Revealed

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎15 hours ago‎
But oh, how the times have changed for the Houston Astros. Numerous trades since the end of the 2014 season to improve the major league roster has somewhat depleted the minor league system.
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Astros farm system ranks 17th best in MLB, per Keith Law

The Crawfish Boxes - ‎17 hours ago‎
The 2016 baseball season is just around the corner, like every year ESPN's Keith Law ranks all 30 Major League Baseball farm systems.
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Astros beat Jason Castro in arbitration, catcher gets $5 million

ESPN - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
PHOENIX -- Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro became the first player to lose in salary arbitration this year. Castro was awarded $5 million on Tuesday by arbitrators Matt Goldberg, Gary Kendellen and James Oldham, who heard arguments a day earlier.

Houston Astros Spring Training Battles: First Base

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Baseball season is almost upon us. Pitchers and catchers report on February 18th, and the Houston Astros' first Spring Training game is on March 3rd against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Naemark making most of second chance - ‎16 hours ago‎
One of those someones was Astros area scout Noel Gonzales-Luna. Alerted to Naemark's season by the organization's analytics department, Gonzales-Luna went to see the southpaw in Oklahoma.

Astros 40 In 40: Matt Duffy

The Crawfish Boxes - ‎11 hours ago‎
... of another mid-season promotion. Here's hoping his transition goes as well in the Major Leagues as it did when he transitioned into both Double-A and Triple-A.

Plant High retires Houston Astros LF Preston Tucker's jersey number - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In 2012, he was drafted in the seventh round by the Houston Astros, then proceeded to continue his powerful tear through the minor leagues, earning minor league all-star bids in 2013 and 2014.

Houston Astros Spring Training Battles: 4th/5th Starters

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎18 hours ago‎
Today, we take a look at the wide array of pitchers battling for the 4th and 5th starter spots. Dallas Keuchel, Collin McHugh, and Mike Fiers have cemented themselves as a formidable 1-2-3.

Houston Astros: Evan Gattis out 4-6 weeks

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Well, Evan Gattis and his hernia surgery is a bummer, and it is not even Spring Training yet for the Houston Astros. Even though he lost up to 18 pounds this offseason in preparation for the 2016 season, Houston Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis ...
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MLB Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Still Pursuing Yovani Gallardo, Houston Astros Eyeing Tyler Clippard

Latin Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
In a report by FOX Sports late last January, the Houston Astros and Colorado Rockies also showed interest in signing Gallardo but were not willing to give up a draft pick for him.
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Houston Astros: Team Not Worried About the Strikeouts.

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The Houston Astros provided an exciting playoff run last season that was sponsored by the letter “k.” As predicted, the Astros, aka “Generation-K” that I dubbed them before the 2015 season, led the American League in strikeouts last year.

2016 Houston Astros Preview & Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Houston Astros weren't expected to grow up so fast, but a few young stars burst onto the scene and helped the Astros jump out to a hot start.

Houston Astros: Talking Stros with A.J. Reed (Interview)

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Houston Astros future is bright for the 2016 season and beyond with the likes of Jose Altuve, George Springer, Carlos Correa, Dallas Keuchel, and Lance McCullers.

Houston Astros: Talking Stros with the Real Matt Duffy (Interview)

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Houston Astros pitchers and catchers report on February 18th, which marks the beginning of another season for the team.
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Houston Astros: Jose Altuve Rated as #1 Second Baseman

Climbing Tal's Hill - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
And Houston Astros fans should be thrilled about this since it now appears that Jose Altuve is getting the attention he deserves.

Astros featured in Super Bowl beer commercial - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
If you thought that was the Astros jumping up and down during that beer commercial Sunday, you were right. One of the Astros' champagne celebrations was briefly featured in a Budweiser spot during the Super Bowl. About halfway into the one-minute ad ...
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The Houston Astros and Doug Fister are a good match

Beyond the Box Score - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
On Thursday the Houston Astros clinched their spot in the 2016 World Series. OK, so maybe that's an exaggeration, but nevertheless they did agree to terms with noted-sinkerballer Doug Fister.
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Jim Crane feeling good about his Astros again - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Crane made his prophetic statement a year ago while his alma mater Central Missouri played during the 2015 Houston Winter Invitational at Minute Maid Park.

Winter Report Card: Astros improve but need more to stay contenders

Sports Illustrated - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
... team has fared this off-season while acknowledging that there's still time for that evaluation to change. Teams will be presented in reverse order of finish from 2015.