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Jeff Luhnow hopes his first Winter Meetings as general manager of the Astros will go a long way to improving a club that needs to beef up its production in several areas as it heads into the American League West next year.
Astros ink Gonzalez, Valdez to Minors dealsUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetThe Astros have signed right-handed pitchers Edgar Gonzalez and Jose Valdez to Minor League contracts with invites to Spring Training. They were both outrighted and removed from the 40-man roster on Nov. 1.Source: MLB.com
Astros’ Craig Biggio prepares for 2013 Hall of Fame ballot, potential enshrinementUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetAll Craig Biggio could think about when he entered professional baseball in 1987 was surviving. Maybe he could carve out a decent MLB career. If so, hopefully he could stick around long enough to earn a pension.Source: chron.com
Tender/non-tender decisions next up in Astros’ methodical off-seasonUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetThe methodical winter for the Astros’ rebuilding, retooling, restructuring of the organization continues this week. After establishing its 40-man roster (currently stands at 36) with new additions like Jarred Cosart, Chia-Jen Lo, Robbie Grossman and JoSource: chron.com
East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all aroundNov 26Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
Adande: Rivalries dim but game shines brighterNov 26While the great rivalries of yore are kaput, the game itself soars to new levels
Heat forward LeBron James has plans to transform his game - ESPN The Magaz…Nov 26MVP, NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist -- what is next for LeBron James? In ESPN The Magazine, Michael Wilbon talks with the Heat forward about how he will transform his game.
Peter King: As we hit home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC playoff chaseNov 26Prelude to a diss: In the last 52 weeks, the Packers have met the Giants three times. Green Bay has allowed 35, 37 and 38 points, and an average of 419 yards a game, and nine Eli Manning touchdown passes. Time for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to fig…