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Jordan Schafer is gone, but if you think that the Michael Bourn trade is a failure as a result, think again. The cornerstones of that trade are still among the best prospects in the Astros' organization and could be become a factor in Houston as soon as…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros claim Arizona’s Sam Demel, Jake Elmore off waiverschron.com Nov 1, 2012Houston announced Thursday it claimed right-handed pitcher Sam Demel and infielder Jake Elmore off waivers from Arizona.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves hire Bialas as Minors field coordinatorMLB.com Nov 1, 2012The Braves on Thursday announced the hiring of Dave Bialas to serve as their Minor League field coordinator. Bialas will fill the role that was vacated when Dave Trembley took advantage of a chance to return to the Major League level as a member of the …Upvote Share Tweet
Questions for Astros and AL West holdoversCNNSI.com Oct 31, 2012The 2012 season is over but the offseason is already in full swing. The AL West has a new team but it's the old ones that face the biggest questions this winter, writes Jay Jaffe.Upvote Share Tweet
What does winter hold for smaller NL Central?CNNSI.com Nov 1, 2012With the Astros' departure, the NL Central is smaller but it is just as competitive. Several teams are entering the offseason with optimism, writes Jay Jaffe in his Hot Stove preview.Upvote Share Tweet