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Scott Boras meets with Astroschron.com Updated Dec 11, 2013LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disneyland was revisited at Disney World. In November at the general managers’ meetings, he compared the Astros to Disneyland, a comment that Astros owner Jim Crane referenced as an example of the ribbing the club has had to dea…Share Tweet
Astros have interest in Matt Thornton, many others for bullpenLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Astros have a lot of offers out. That doesn’t mean those are final offers, and as of Wednesday evening, they were no closer with one pitcher than another. The team wants one or two more relievers and they are also open to ad…Share TweetAstros All-Star catcher Jason Castro, who survived a bone-jarring collision with the Brewers’ Mat Gamel in April 2012, welcomes Major League Baseball’s decision to ban collisions at the plate next season. “It will be interesting,” Castro said. “It’s def…Share TweetQ. Bo, what did you learn your first year as a manager? You’ve got your second year coming up, what did you learn as a manager and things you may do differently going into year two? BO PORTER: I tell you, the first thing I learned is I have a whole lot …Share TweetRight-hander Anthony Bass has been acquired by the Houston Astros from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named or cash.Share TweetLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The winter meetings aren’t all about trades and free agents. There are potential career-changing moments to be had in all walks of baseball, and new tools to investigate. Alex Jacobs remembers the exact minute the Astros hired h…Share Tweet