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  • Mets working to bring in former closer Lyon

    MLB.com Updated Feb 3, 2013
    Brandon Lyon, 33, posted a 3.10 ERA in 67 appearances split between the Astros and Blue Jays last season and would give the Mets another option with significant closing experience.
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  • Central Missouri rolling at Astros in Action tourney

    MLB.com Feb 3, 2013
    Designated hitter John Oropeza paced a 16-hit attack with four hits on Sunday, and the Mules defeated Arkansas Tech, 10-4, to win for the second consecutive night at Minute Maid Park.
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  • Astros keep changing but Wesley Wright sticks around

    chron.com Feb 3, 2013
    Wesley Wright still recalls Doug Brocail’s blunt words. Wright was a 23-year-old unproven rookie in 2008. He deferred to big-name veteran relievers such as Jose Valverde and LaTroy Hawkins on an Astros team that went 86-75 and marked the final high poin
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  • Astros DH Carlos Pena turns to 70-year-old father for hitting advice

    chron.com Feb 3, 2013
    Most MLB players turn to single-minded training gurus once the the winter months begin. Carlos Pena intentionally went in the opposite direction. The Astros’ new designated hitter reunited with his 70-year-old father, Felipe Pena, picking up a routine t
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  • Astros not in active talks with Daisuke Matsuzaka

    chron.com Feb 3, 2013
    The Astros are not involved in active discussions with free agent starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka. The six-year veteran was linked to Houston and the New York Mets on Sunday. The Astros briefly explored the idea of pursuing Matsuzaka during the offse…
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