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Astros place Anthony Bass on DL, recall Josh Fields from Oklaho…

Astros place Anthony Bass on DL, recall Josh Fields from Oklahoma City

chron.com MLB.com Updated May 14, 2014
.share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:Print—The Astros have placed reliever Anthony Bass on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal muscle strain. Bass’ DL stint will be backdated to May 11. To fill Bass’ spot on the 25-man r…
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  • Perez faces TJ; Harrison's career in jeopardy

    Perez faces TJ; Harrison's career in jeopardy

    MLB.com May 14, 2014
    The Rangers have recalled pitchers Scott Baker and Nick Tepesch from Triple-A Round Rock for Wednesday's game with the Astros, placed pitcher Martin Perez on the 15-day DL with elbow inflammation and designated pitcher Justin Germano for assignment.
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  • Fields credits Strom with teaching him “spike curve”

    Fields credits Strom with teaching him “spike curve”

    chron.com May 14, 2014
    .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:Print—Astros pitching coach Brent Strom has taught a lot of pitchers the spike curveball in his time in this game — a curveball powered mostly by the middle finger, with the index finger’s knuckle …
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  • Albers expects to be back in 3-4 weeks

    Albers expects to be back in 3-4 weeks

    chron.com May 14, 2014
    .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:Print—Matt Albers said he expects it’ll be three or four weeks or so before he’s able to return following a cortisone shot to combat right shoulder tendinitis. The Astros announced Tuesday that he …
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  • Video - Astros Walk Off With Win 00:49

    Astros Walk Off With Win

    May 14
    Matt Dominguez's single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Astros past the Rangers 5-4.