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Astros’ Norris on pins and needles as trade deadline nears

Astros’ Norris on pins and needles as trade deadline nears

chron.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jul 30, 2013
BALTIMORE — The circus the Astros started teasing at the end of the 2012 season, when the large-market club began slashing payroll in hopes of competing three years down the road, finally arrived 105 games into the 2013 season at Oriole Park. No. 1 star…
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  • Davis' first HR since All-Star break keys O's

    Davis' first HR since All-Star break keys O's

    ESPN.com Jul 30, 2013
    Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 38th home run, a two-run shot in the sixth inning that gave the Baltimore Orioles their first lead in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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  • Davis’ HR trumps Villar’s steal of home as O’s win 4-3

    Davis’ HR trumps Villar’s steal of home as O’s win 4-3

    chron.com Jul 30, 2013
    The Astros traded closer Jose Veras for the future. If No. 1 starter Bud Norris is dealt before Wednesday’s trade deadline, he’ll also be exchanged for the future. But a small part of the rebuilding organization’s vision is already in the major leagues,…
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  • Davis' slump-busting homer backs Chen's gem

    Davis' slump-busting homer backs Chen's gem

    MLB.com Jul 30, 2013
    Wei-Yin Chen won his third straight game since coming off the disabled list, striking out eight in 7 1/3 innings, and Chris Davis hit his first home run in 16 days to give the Orioles a 4-3 win against the Astros on Tuesday.
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  • With Veras traded, Norris last man standing during Astros’ rebu…

    With Veras traded, Norris last man standing during Astros’ rebuild

    chron.com Jul 30, 2013
    BALTIMORE – Bud Norris was again discussing his uncertain future. Then Jose Veras walked by. The Astros’ closer overheard what the club’s No. 1 starter was diving into – a 3 p.m. Wednesday non-waiver trade deadline and the likelihood Norris would go fro…
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  • Video - Orioles Slip Past Astros 00:37

    Orioles Slip Past Astros

    Jul 30
    Chris Davis homered in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Astros.

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