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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
.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
    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
    .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
    .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.

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  • Don Banks: Eleven cities interested in hosting NFL draft if it leaves NYC,…

    May 14
    If and when the NFL decides to move its ridiculously popular draft out of New York, as soon as 2015 or at some later point, it will have no shortage of suitors. According to a league source, the number of cities interested in hosting the event has grown…
  • Don Banks: The messiest breakup, more superlatives from the 2014 NFL offse…

    May 14
    With the vast majority of free agency completed and the 2014 draft having passed into history, the NFL's roster remaking season is largely a done deal. Time to review the last 100 days or so and hand out some offseason superlatives, for the good, the ba…
  • Detroit Pistons hire Stan Van Gundy as coach

    May 14
    The Detroit Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy to be their new coach and president of basketball operations on Wednesday.
  • Golden State Warriors meet again with Steve Kerr about coaching job, per s…

    May 14
    The Golden State Warriors met Tuesday with Steve Kerr before his TNT broadcast in Oklahoma City and appear to remain in the running for Kerr alongside the New York Knicks, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.