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Astros’ win streak comes to an end with loss to White Sox

Astros’ win streak comes to an end with loss to White Sox

chron.com Updated Jun 17, 2013
Box score Not even Bud Norris at Minute Maid Park, a potential five-game winning streak and a four-game series sweep of the struggling Chicago White Sox could cover up the Astros’ season-long strikeout problem. An offense that spent the initial part of …
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  • Astros sign second-rounder Thurman, three more draft picks

    Astros sign second-rounder Thurman, three more draft picks

    chron.com Jun 17, 2013
    The Houston Astros announced today the signing of right-handed pitcher Andrew Thurman, who was selected in the second round of the 2013 MLB First Year Player Draft. The Astros also announced the signings of LHP Jordan Mills (28th round), RHP Jorge Perez…
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  • Raw Sewage Flooded The Locker Rooms In Oakland Yesterday

    Raw Sewage Flooded The Locker Rooms In Oakland Yesterday

    deadspin.com Jun 17, 2013
    It has not been a great few years for hygiene at the stadia of the American League West. Earlier this year, a Houston Astros vendor pooped next to his snowcones. Before that, rats scurried all over Angel Stadium. (And, oh god, let us not forget the bees…
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  • Video - White Sox Double Up Astros 00:32

    White Sox Double Up Astros

    Jun 17
    Dayan Viciedo's triple lifts the White Sox past the Astros 4-2.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- LeBron James and Phil Mickelson, lessons in legacy

    Jun 17
    When it comes to losing, Phil Mickelson and LeBron James are treated much differently, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics continue talks but no deal…

    Jun 17
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  • Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers relaunch trade talks, sources say

    Jun 17
    The Celtics and Clippers have relaunched discussions on a new trade framework that could bring a resolution to the complicated trade talks that would potentially transport Boston coach Doc Rivers and star forward Kevin Garnett to L.A.
  • Guest MMQB: Steve Gleason on his life with ALS, mission for a cure

    Jun 17
    Peter King is taking his annual vacation, and he's lined up some special guests to fill in on MMQB in the meantime. This week, former New Orleans Saints special teams standout Steve Gleason takes over.