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Roger Clemens: No to the short term, yes to the long term

Roger Clemens: No to the short term, yes to the long term

chron.com Updated Aug 26, 2012
If Jim Crane and Jeff Luhnow have done anything well in their short tenures, it's focus like a laser on the future. The short term has been sacrificed to the tune of what will likely be the worst season in Astros' history. Staying the course and keeping…
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  • Davis' second HR sends Mets past Astros in 9th

    Davis' second HR sends Mets past Astros in 9th

    ESPN.com chron.com Aug 26, 2012
    Ike Davis hit his second homer of the day with one out in the ninth inning soon after Lucas Duda cut a runner down at the plate, lifting the Mets to their first series win at home since early July, 2-1 over the Astros on Sunday.
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  • Astros considering veteran Edgar Gonzalez for September starts

    Astros considering veteran Edgar Gonzalez for September starts

    chron.com Aug 26, 2012
    Former Arizona Diamondbacks righthander Edgar Gonzalez, whom the Astros have signed out of the Mexican League, could figure in the Astros' plans as they look to bolster their pitching staff in September.
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  • Astros come away impressed with Roger Clemens’ return

    Astros come away impressed with Roger Clemens’ return

    chron.com Aug 26, 2012
    Owner Jim Crane has repeatedly laid out his openness to bringing the seven-time Cy Young winner and controversial figure back to the Astros, but Luhnow hasn't spoken with Clemens.
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  • Video - Mets Walk Off With Win 00:32

    Mets Walk Off With Win

    Aug 26
    Ike Davis hit a home run in the bottom of the ninth to push the Mets past the Astros, 2-1.

Sports Columnists

  • Seahawks tab rookie Wilson as Week 1 starter

    Aug 26
    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced Sunday night that rookie Russell Wilson will be the team's starting quarterback in Week 1.
  • NFL - Mailbag: QB youth movement impacts schedule

    Aug 26
    With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.