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Recap: Tigers 8, Astros 5

Recap: Tigers 8, Astros 5

chron.com Updated Mar 4, 2013
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 prospect
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  • In recent Q&A, Nolan Ryan talks Astros’ move to AL and Rang…

    In recent Q&A, Nolan Ryan talks Astros’ move to AL and Rangers becoming Texas’ team

    chron.com Mar 4, 2013
    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.
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  • Devoted hitting coach Mallee perfect fit for young Astros

    Devoted hitting coach Mallee perfect fit for young Astros

    chron.com Mar 4, 2013
    BRADENTON, 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 hi
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  • As first round of cuts loom, Astros’ game of musical chairs beg…

    As first round of cuts loom, Astros’ game of musical chairs begins

    chron.com Mar 4, 2013
    The 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 in
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