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Astros manager Bo Porter honored in Newark

Astros manager Bo Porter honored in Newark

chron.com Updated Dec 14, 2012
Astros manager Bo Porter received Thursday the key to Essex County in Newark, N.J. Porter is a native of the area, which proclaimed "Bo Porter Day" in his honor.
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  • Springer's skills spring to life early in career

    Springer's skills spring to life early in career

    MLB.com Dec 14, 2012
    George Springer may be the ideal player to anchor the future of the Houston Astros. Power is at a premium in baseball. Springer is an outfield prospect with significant power.
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  • Astros announce minor league coordinators, roving instructors f…

    Astros announce minor league coordinators, roving instructors for 2013 season

    chron.com Dec 14, 2012
    The Astros announced Friday three minor league coordinators, two roving instructors and the team's medical staff for the 2013 season.
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  • Astros can win without going out on the $125 million limb

    Astros can win without going out on the $125 million limb

    chron.com Dec 14, 2012
    The Astros will have to increase their payroll over the next few years to compete, but they need not go out on the $125 million limb to pay the price of medicrity.
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Sports Columnists

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    Dec 14
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    Dec 14
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    Dec 14
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