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Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that.
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  • Astros announce callups, add six to roster

    Astros announce callups, add six to roster

    MLB.com chron.com 4 hours ago
    Astros interim manager Tom Lawless will have an extra-long bench to work with in his debut on Tuesday, as Houston announced a series of September callups in advance of its game against the Angels.
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  • Larry Dierker surprised by Bo Porter’s firing

    Larry Dierker surprised by Bo Porter’s firing

    chron.com 20 hours ago
    Larry Dierker has seen Astros managers come and go, including himself. Dierker was owner Drayton McLane’s third manager and his second managerial hire, just as the successor to Bo Porter will be the third manager (owner Jim Crane inherited Brad Mills wh…
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  • Adam Everett eager to help Astros’ turnaround in his old stompi…

    Adam Everett eager to help Astros’ turnaround in his old stomping grounds

    chron.com 20 hours ago
    Adam Everett cherishes his memories of being a member of the first and only Astros team to play in the World Series. He longs to help the franchise march back to the biggest stage in Major League Baseball. For that reason, the former slick-fielding shor…
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  • Roundup: Four Phillies Team to Pitch A No-Hitter

    Roundup: Four Phillies Team to Pitch A No-Hitter

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels went six innings, striking out seven, before giving way to the bullpen in a rout of Atlanta.
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  • Astros owner Jim Crane on Luhnow, Porter: ‘Sometimes personalti…

    Astros owner Jim Crane on Luhnow, Porter: ‘Sometimes personalties don’t jell’

    chron.com 21 hours ago
    Astros owner Jim Crane acknowledged there was a disconnect between general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager Bo Porter, who was fired on Monday. “Those two guys have to be closely aligned and singing the same song,” Crane told Houston Chronicle columnist …
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  • Cosart pitching with ‘chip on the shoulder’ since Astros dealt …

    Cosart pitching with ‘chip on the shoulder’ since Astros dealt him to Marlins

    chron.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The hometown boy is definitely not an Astros fan anymore. Former Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart said he’s been pitching with a chip on his shoulder since the Astros sent him packing in a deal with the Miami Marlins at the last minute on July 31. “Chip on …
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  • Photos from Astros-Rangers series

    Photos from Astros-Rangers series

    chron.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    See the best images from the four-game set at Minute Maid Park.
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  • Dominguez, Altuve Team Up, Lead Astros Over Texas

    Dominguez, Altuve Team Up, Lead Astros Over Texas

    nytimes.com chron.com MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Matt Dominguez hit a tying homer and Jose Altuve's fourth hit drove in the go-ahead run as the Houston Astros rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Sunday.
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  • Astros to balance depth with Class AAA playoff picture at Septe…

    Astros to balance depth with Class AAA playoff picture at September’s start

    chron.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    Jonathan Villar could be back with the big club by Tuesday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle) Marwin Gonzalez was on the bench again Sunday, resting his right hamstring. The good news for the Astros going forward is that they won’t have to play short aga…
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  • Astros minor-leaguer suspended 50 games for 2nd drug violation

    Astros minor-leaguer suspended 50 games for 2nd drug violation

    chron.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    Astros Class AA Corpus Christi pitcher Ruben Alaniz, a Texas-born pitcher whom the Astros found in a tryout camp and signed for $160,000 in 2009, has been suspended 50 games without pay for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. Alaniz, a 23-year-o…
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  • Video - Grand Slam Lifts Astros Past Rangers 00:45

    Grand Slam Lifts Astros Past Rangers

    Aug 28
    Jason Castro's grand slam led the Astros past the Rangers 4-2.
  • Video - A's Charge Late In Win 00:37

    A's Charge Late In Win

    Aug 27
    Sam Fuld hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the ninth inning in the Athletics' 5-4 win over the Astros.
  • Video - Carter Lifts Astros Past A's 00:49

    Carter Lifts Astros Past A's

    Aug 26
    Chris Carter's three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth lifted the Astros past the A's 4-2.
  • Video - Samardzija, Athletics Shut Down Astros 00:59

    Samardzija, Athletics Shut Down Astros

    Aug 25
    Jeff Samardzija struck out 10 batters and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs to lead the Athletics past the Astros 8-2.

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