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Astros report: Lyles’ demise raises another unsettling question
chron.com Updated Jul 21, 2013
The Astros have devoted the 2013 season to player development and evaluation, saying they want to answer questions about their athletes before moving on with the next stage of their rebuild. After 15 starts this season, Jordan Lyles’ long-term direction…Share Tweet
The Houston Astros continued looking toward the future on Sunday when they cut veterans Carlos Pena and Ronny Cedeno and called up shortstop Jonathan Villar from Triple-A Oklahoma City.Share Tweet
M's win 6th straight behind Franklin's slamESPN.com Jul 21, 2013Nick Franklin hit his first career grand slam in Seattle's big second inning to back up a scoreless start by Felix Hernandez, and the Mariners rolled past the Houston Astros 12-5 on Sunday for their season-best sixth straight victory.Share TweetJonathan Villar is the Astros’ new starting shortstop. Following a 12-5 blowout home loss to Seattle on Sunday, the Astros designated veterans Carlos Pena and Ronny Cedeno for assignment. In a corresponding move, Villar was recalled from Class AAA Oklah…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jul 21, 2013Astros rallying in the 9th ... 1 run in with bases now loaded. Matt Dominguez will PH for Brett Wallace. HOU trails SEA, 12-2 — Houston Astros (@astros) July 21, 2013Read more...Share Tweet
Extra innings: Lack of situational hitting dooms Astroschron.com Jul 21, 2013The Astros paid dearly for wasting multiple scoring opportunities Saturday night in the 4-2 loss against the Mariners. Brandon Barnes led of the third with a single up the middle. Matt Dominguez followed with a single to left, taking second on the throw…Share Tweet