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The Grand Slam: James Shields, Adam Wainwright turn in dominati…

The Grand Slam: James Shields, Adam Wainwright turn in dominating performances

yahoo.com chron.com MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
JAMES SHIELDS STRIKES OUT 12 IN ROYALS WIN: Well, hello there, James Shields. The Kansas City Royals ace had been a bit of a tough-luck loser in 2014, carrying a 0-2 record into Thursday's game despite a 2.37 ERA. It all came together against the Housto…
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  • Astros report: Valdes finally gets his shot in bullpen

    Astros report: Valdes finally gets his shot in bullpen

    chron.com 4 hours ago
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  • Scouting report: Astros at Oakland Athletics

    Scouting report: Astros at Oakland Athletics

    chron.com 5 hours ago
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  • Yost challenges, gets call overturned vs. Astros

    Yost challenges, gets call overturned vs. Astros

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    The Kansas City Royals, who lost a replay challenge to Houston manager Bo Porter Wednesday night, won one Thursday night.
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  • George Springer joins Astros just in time to help AL ROY candid…

    George Springer joins Astros just in time to help AL ROY candidacy

    For rookies like George Springer, an early debut may be crucial to winning hardware at year's end.
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  • Homer by Moustakas Lifts Royals Over Astros 6-4

    Homer by Moustakas Lifts Royals Over Astros 6-4

    nytimes.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
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  • Peacock gets opportunity to join rotation

    Peacock gets opportunity to join rotation

    MLB.com chron.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    The Astros are turning to right-hander Brad Peacock to take Lucas Harrell's spot in the rotation. He'll make his first start of the season Sunday against the A's -- his former team -- in Oakland.
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  • Kazmir set for next start, Saturday vs. Astros

    Kazmir set for next start, Saturday vs. Astros

    MLB.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    A's left-hander Scott Kazmir threw his normal bullpen session Wednesday afternoon at Angel Stadium. He pronounced himself "100 percent" for his next start, Saturday at home against the Houston Astros.
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  • Why no Jon Singleton yet? Check back on April 19

    Why no Jon Singleton yet? Check back on April 19

    chron.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Part of the reason Jon Singleton hasn’t been promoted to the majors yet might be because his potential free agency has not been pushed back yet. The Astros top prospect at first base has a lot to prove after a disappointing 2013 that included a suspensi…
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  • Jeff Luhnow: ‘Guys that don’t produce aren’t going to stick aro…

    Jeff Luhnow: ‘Guys that don’t produce aren’t going to stick around’

    chron.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Although the Astros are still in a stage when they have young players finishing their development in the majors, general manager Jeff Luhnow is adamant that the club can no longer carry players who aren’t helping the team win. That mindset was the major…
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  • Video - Shields Pitches Royals Past Astros 00:49

    Shields Pitches Royals Past Astros

    Apr 17
    James Shields struck out 12 in the Royals' 5-1 win over the Astros.
  • Video - Astros Call Up Prized Prospect Springer 00:39

    Astros Call Up Prized Prospect Springer

    Apr 16
    Buster Olney discusses the Astros' decision to promote highly touted prospect George Springer.
  • Video - George Springer's Debut 01:15

    George Springer's Debut

    Apr 16
    Baseball Tonight's Manny Acta and Eric Wedge break down George Springer's debut with the Astros on Wednesday.
  • Video - Springer Makes Debut In Astros Loss 00:43

    Springer Makes Debut In Astros Loss

    Apr 16
    George Springer recorded his first MLB hit in the Astros' 6-4 loss to the Royals in 11 innings.

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