This is the August 25, 2012 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
R.A. Dickey will have no control over whether the Mets parlay his latest shutdown outing into a positive run. All the Mets know is that at the nadir of one of their least productive stretches in history, Dickey set them right in Saturday's 3-1 win over …Upvote Share Tweet
Astros’ top 50 moments: Cedeno falls short of great expectationchron.com Updated Aug 25, 2012The moment: Early in the 1973 season, Astros manager Leo Durocher had this to say of his center fielder: "At 22, (Cesar) Cedeno is as good or better than Willie Mays at the same age. I don't know whether he can keep this up for 20 years, and I'm no…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros send reliever Chuckie Fick to AAAchron.com Updated Aug 25, 2012The Astros optioned reliever Chuckie Fick to Class AAA Oklahoma City in order to make room for Fernando Abad to start today's game against the Mets.Upvote Share Tweet