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Astros never shy about showing their colors

Astros never shy about showing their colors

chron.com Updated Nov 1, 2012
If Friday’s new design from Major League Baseball matches expectations, it will be part of what Lukas said is a widespread return to traditional designs by the Mets, Blue Jays and other teams.
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  • Schafer gone, but Oberholtzer, Clemens remain as cornerstones o…

    Schafer gone, but Oberholtzer, Clemens remain as cornerstones of Bourn deal

    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…
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  • Astros claim Arizona’s Sam Demel, Jake Elmore off waivers

    Astros claim Arizona’s Sam Demel, Jake Elmore off waivers

    chron.com Nov 1, 2012
    Houston announced Thursday it claimed right-handed pitcher Sam Demel and infielder Jake Elmore off waivers from Arizona.
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  • Braves hire Bialas as Minors field coordinator

    Braves hire Bialas as Minors field coordinator

    MLB.com Nov 1, 2012
    The 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 …
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  • Questions for Astros and AL West holdovers

    Questions for Astros and AL West holdovers

    CNNSI.com Oct 31, 2012
    The 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.
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  • What does winter hold for smaller NL Central?

    What does winter hold for smaller NL Central?

    CNNSI.com Nov 1, 2012
    With 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.
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