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Mariners' top prospect Walker returning to rotation

Mariners' top prospect Walker returning to rotation

MLB.com Updated 21 hours ago
Top Mariners prospect Taijuan Walker will move back into the starting rotation Friday against the Astros, as rookie southpaw Roenis Elias is likely done for the season after experiencing elbow problems.
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  • Astros’ AAA team to be in Fresno

    Astros’ AAA team to be in Fresno

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    In the game of minor-league affiliation musical chairs, the Astros have landed their Class AAA team in Fresno. We’re thrilled to reach an agreement with the @astros. Be ready to see the No. 1 farm system play at Chukchansi Park. Press release coming. — …
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  • Jose Altuve’s 213 hits by the numbers

    Jose Altuve’s 213 hits by the numbers

    chron.com nytimes.com 24 hours ago
    One night after breaking Craig Biggio’s Astros record for hits in a season, All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve extended his record to 213. Here are some important numbers to consider from Altuve’s latest two-hit gem.
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  • Carrasco throws two-hit shutout in Houston

    Carrasco throws two-hit shutout in Houston

    MLB.com chron.com 24 hours ago
    Carlos Carrasco tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the Indians past the Astros, 2-0, on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.
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  • After beating cancer, DeFrancesco ‘absolutely’ wants another sh…

    After beating cancer, DeFrancesco ‘absolutely’ wants another shot to lead Astros

    chron.com Sep 17 (yesterday)
    Former Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco, who took a leave from his job as Class AAA Oklahoma City’s manager early in the season to battle cancer, has been in uniform helping the big league club since Monday. DeFrancesco guided the RedHawks to a 7…
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  • Astros name Josh Hader and Brett Phillips as top minor league p…

    Astros name Josh Hader and Brett Phillips as top minor league players for 2014

    chron.com Sep 17 (yesterday)
    Admittedly driven early in the season to stand out in a rotation with some of the top-rated pitching arms in the minors, Class AA Corpus Christi lefthander Josh Hader was named the Astros’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year a few weeks after he became the…
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  • Kluber Strikes Out 14, Indians Top Astros 4-2

    Kluber Strikes Out 14, Indians Top Astros 4-2

    nytimes.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and the Cleveland Indians halted their four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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  • Walters day to day with right rib soreness

    Walters day to day with right rib soreness

    MLB.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    Indians second baseman Zach Walters is "hopefully day to day" after leaving Monday's game against the Astros due to soreness in his right ribs, manager Terry Francona said on Tuesday.
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  • Renovations coming to Minute Maid Park in 2015

    Renovations coming to Minute Maid Park in 2015

    MLB.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    The Astros announced Tuesday that renovations will be coming next season to the club level and upper deck areas of Minute Maid Park in a continuing effort to improve the fan experience. The improvements made to both areas seek to elevate the quality of …
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  • Astros report: Keuchel gets extra rest as Peacock is set to joi…

    Astros report: Keuchel gets extra rest as Peacock is set to join rotation on Friday

    chron.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    Astros righthander Brad Peacock, who was skipped from his scheduled start Monday because of back soreness, threw a bullpen session without much discomfort Tuesday. He has been inserted back in the rotation to start Friday against the Mariners, pushing a…
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  • Astros shut down rookie Springer for season

    Astros shut down rookie Springer for season

    ESPN.com MLB.com chron.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    Houston rookie George Springer, who has been out since July 20 with a left quadriceps injury, won't play again this season.
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  • Astros rookie Collin McHugh’s surprising run sees him reach 10 …

    Astros rookie Collin McHugh’s surprising run sees him reach 10 wins for the first time

    chron.com MLB.com Sep 16 (3 days ago)
    When the Astros claimed him off waivers from the Rockies in December, few could have expected Collin McHugh would become one of the best rookie pitchers in baseball this season and a 10-game winner for the first time in his life. McHugh had an 0-8 caree…
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  • Ailing Raburn's status remains unclear; MRI may be needed

    Ailing Raburn's status remains unclear; MRI may be needed

    MLB.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    Utility man Ryan Raburn's hyperextended left knee hasn't improved at all, as he received treatment to no avail prior to Monday's game against the Astros.
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  • Struggling Astros rookie Jon Singleton getting another breather

    Struggling Astros rookie Jon Singleton getting another breather

    chron.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    Noticing that Jon Singleton has struggled with his confidence lately, Astros interim manager Tom Lawless sat the rookie first baseman for the second consecutive game Monday for the start of a three-game series against the Indians at Minute Maid Park. As…
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (4 days ago)
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Video - Indians Blank Astros 00:54

    Indians Blank Astros

    Sep 17
    Carlos Carrasco struck out 12 in the Indians' 2-0 win over the Astros.
  • Video - Altuve Sets Mark In Loss 00:36

    Altuve Sets Mark In Loss

    Sep 16
    Jose Altuve broke Houston's single-season hits record, formerly owned by Craig Biggio, in the Astros' 4-2 loss to the Indians.
  • Video - Angels' Winning Streak Snapped 00:58

    Angels' Winning Streak Snapped

    Sep 14
    Dallas Keuchel tossed seven strong innings and the Astros snapped the Angels' 10-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory.
  • Video - Trout's Big Bat Powers Angels 00:52

    Trout's Big Bat Powers Angels

    Sep 13
    Mike Trout hit two home runs as the Angels defeated the Astros 5-2.

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