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Justin Maxwell on the mend from hand injury

Justin Maxwell on the mend from hand injury

chron.com Updated May 20, 2013
Astros center fielder Justin Maxwell, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 24, had the cast removed from his fractured left hand Saturday. He’ll have another X-Ray on the hand Tuesday. Maxwell suffered the injury on April 23. He was expe
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  • Castro, Dominguez homer to knock off Royals

    Castro, Dominguez homer to knock off Royals

    chron.com May 20, 2013
    Box score With new Astros president Reid Ryan sitting in the Diamond Club beginning the healing process with the frustrated fan base, closer Jose Veras sent the intimate crowd at Minute Maid Park home happy. Ryan has promised to start mending fences wit…
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  • Mayor Parker leads closed-door CSN TV negotiations

    Mayor Parker leads closed-door CSN TV negotiations

    chron.com May 20, 2013
    Officials with the Astros, Rockets, NBC Sports Group and Suddenlink Communications met Monday with Mayor Annise Parker at her City Hall office in what was described as a positive beginning to discussions concerning stalled carriage talks for Comcast Spo…
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  • Astros pitcher Norris showing signs of improvement

    Astros pitcher Norris showing signs of improvement

    chron.com May 20, 2013
    Righthander Bud Norris, who was being pummeled by the Tigers before exiting with back spasms in his last start, says he’s healthy and ready to go Tuesday nightagainst the Royals. “I feel good,” he said. “I’m pitching tomorrow. All is good. I jus
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  • On first day, Ryan gets up to speed with Astros

    On first day, Ryan gets up to speed with Astros

    MLB.com chron.com May 20, 2013
    Monday, the first official day on the job for new Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan, included mundane tasks like getting the keys to the building, finding his office and getting his computer set up. He also wasted no time in rolling up h…
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