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Buchholz a contender for MVP, Cy Young

Buchholz a contender for MVP, Cy Young

CNNSI.com Updated May 2, 2013
Awards Watch returns and takes a look at all three player honors.
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  • Astros report: Cruz a victim of starters’ ineffectiveness

    Astros report: Cruz a victim of starters’ ineffectiveness

    chron.com May 2, 2013
    In a way, reliever Rhiner Cruz became a victim of the Astros rotation’s inefficiency Friday. In need of long relievers to help eat innings that aren’t picked up by the struggling starting rotation, the Astros called up Dallas Keuchel and optioned Cruz
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  • Cruz, Peacock down, 2 top prospects advance

    Cruz, Peacock down, 2 top prospects advance

    chron.com May 2, 2013
    Mike Foltynewicz, the Astros’ 2012 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, and fellow righthander Asher Wojciechowski, who is arguably the Astros’ fastest rising prospect, were promoted a level Friday. Wojciechowski, the Class AA Corpus Christi Pitcher of t
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  • Yanks nip Astros, but Porter sees progress

    Yanks nip Astros, but Porter sees progress

    chron.com May 2, 2013
    NEW YORK - Another Astros loss with another starting pitcher who couldn’t make it through five innings. A potential ninth-inning rally against Yankees closer Mariano Rivera killed by a line-out double play, which began when Brandon Barnes attempted a
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  • Video - Tigers Fight Off Astros In 14 00:37

    Tigers Fight Off Astros In 14

    May 2
    Miguel Cabrera picks up his 1,000th hit with the Tigers as Detroit tops Houston 7-3 in 14 innings.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA Playoffs 2013 - Chicago Bulls' resolve amazing, but can only take them…

    May 2
    Wilbon: The Bulls' resolve is amazing, but can only take them so far.
  • Phil Jackson to help Detroit Pistons find next head coach

    May 2
    Phil Jackson will help the Detroit Pistons search for a coach.
  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- David Lee in uniform for Golden State Warriors in Gam…

    May 2
    All-Star forward David Lee is in uniform for the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night after not dressing the past four games because of a hip injury.