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Astros report: Rookie-heavy rotation shows signs of growth Updated Aug 11, 2013
Blown saves, poor defense and an inconsistent offense are overshadowing improvement from the Astros’ starting pitchers. The club still holds the worst team ERA (4.94) in MLB, and starters possess a 4.70 mark, which tops only Minnesota and Toronto. But d…
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  • Astros could be approaching most dismal season yet Aug 11, 2013
    When will the rebuilding Astros finally hit rock bottom at the major league level? It should have happened Wednesday, when reliever Josh Fields gave up a go-ahead three-run homer to Boston’s Stephen Drew with one out in the ninth inning. It could have o…
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  • Rangers win 7th straight behind Perez's gem Aug 11, 2013
    Martin Perez threw a four-hitter for his first career complete game, leading the Texas Rangers to their seventh straight victory, 6-1 over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
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  • Altuve in lineup, but dealing with sore left quad Aug 11, 2013
    Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was moving gingerly on the basepaths during Saturday's loss against the Rangers.
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  • Nolan Ryan foresees no changes in role with Rangers, for now Aug 11, 2013
    The Rangers’ spring training was dominated by dramatic Nolan Ryan news, with many believing the organization’s CEO would leave the franchise and some hinting Ryan could rejoin the Astros in a front-office role. More than four months into the regular sea…
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  • Video - Perez Helps Rangers Shut Down Astros 00:33

    Perez Helps Rangers Shut Down Astros

    Aug 11
    Martin Perez pitched his first career complete game to lift the Rangers to a 6-1 win against the Astros.