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LAKELAND, Fla. - The Astros fell 8-5 to the Detroit Tigers on Monday in a Grapefruit League game at Joker Marchant Stadium. Recap: Astros right-handed starter Jarred Cosart lost his focus during his first spring training start. The 22-year-old prospectUpvote Share Tweet
SURPRISE, Ariz. — During an intimate media availability session two weeks ago with a select group of reporters at the Texas Rangers’ spring training complex, Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan addressed a few Astros-specific questions for the Houston Chronicle.Upvote Share Tweet
Devoted hitting coach Mallee perfect fit for young AstrosBRADENTON, Fla. — John Mallee won the job before the decision was made. When the Astros were searching during the offseason for a hitting coach to pair with a young club loaded with prospects and mid-level pros who had yet to peak, Mallee strode into hiUpvote Share Tweet
As first round of cuts loom, Astros’ game of musical chairs beginsThe Astros’ minor league pitchers and catchers reported over the weekend. Position players arrive this week and minor league spring games begin next week. So what, you say? It only means that the first round of major league spring cuts is approaching inUpvote Share Tweet
5-on-5: The state of the Los Angeles LakersMar 4In or out? We size up the Lakers 22 games away from the end of the 2012-13 season.
Peter King: Flacco, Brady on opposite ends of QB contract spectrumMar 4I'll get to the news of the week in the never-ending NFL news cycle in a few moments, but let's start with the elephant in the room in the wake of the Tom Brady contract. A majority of you seem skeptical (and that's putting it mildly) that Brady did a g…