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Share TweetJordan 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…
Astros claim Arizona’s Sam Demel, Jake Elmore off waiversUpdated Nov 1, 2012 Share TweetHouston announced Thursday it claimed right-handed pitcher Sam Demel and infielder Jake Elmore off waivers from Arizona.Source: chron.com
Braves hire Bialas as Minors field coordinatorUpdated Nov 1, 2012 Share TweetThe 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 …Source: MLB.com
Questions for Astros and AL West holdoversUpdated Oct 31, 2012 Share TweetThe 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.Source: CNNSI.com
What does winter hold for smaller NL Central?Updated Nov 1, 2012 Share TweetWith 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.Source: CNNSI.com