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Astros can’t finish the job, remain winless against A’s

Astros can’t finish the job, remain winless against A’s

chron.com Updated Jul 22, 2013
Box score Josh Reddick ripped a two-run home run off Wesley Wright in the eighth inning Monday night, extending the Athletics’ mastery over the Astros on Monday night at Minute Maid Park. With the 4-3 victory, the A’s are now 10-0 against the Astros thi…
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  • Photos: Johnathan Villar’s debut with the Astros

    Photos: Johnathan Villar’s debut with the Astros

    chron.com Jul 22, 2013
    Photos: Johnathan Villar’s debut with the Astros
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  • Mavs hire Colombian native as new GM

    Mavs hire Colombian native as new GM

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 22, 2013
    The Dallas Mavericks hired Houston Rockets executive Gersson Rosas as general manager on Monday, filling a spot that technically had been vacant since Don Nelson left the franchise eight years ago.
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  • Texans place Sam Montgomery on non-football injury list

    Texans place Sam Montgomery on non-football injury list

    By Tania Ganguli and John McClain With rookies reporting today, the Texans made several pre-camp transactions related to those players. Most notably, the Texans placed outside linebacker Sam Montgomery on the non-football injury list. It’s unclear what …
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  • Texans get 1st-rounder Hopkins under contract

    Texans get 1st-rounder Hopkins under contract

    The Houston Texans signed first-round pick receiver DeAndre Hopkins on Monday, giving them seven of nine 2013 draft picks now under contract.
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  • Texans sign D.J. Swearinger, OT Brennan Williams

    Texans sign D.J. Swearinger, OT Brennan Williams

    The Texans have wrapped up deals with rookie safety D.J. Swearinger and offensive tackle Brennan Williams, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Monday. The Texans now have their entire nine-player draft class under contract. A second-round pic…
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  • RTC: Colts, Ijalana anxious for his return

    RTC: Colts, Ijalana anxious for his return

    ESPN.com Jul 22, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Young players who will need to offer the Texans depth are one concern as camp approaches, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. McClain is amazed over how much heat Matt Schaub has taken for the Texans' late…
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  • Catching up on the slow week I missed

    Catching up on the slow week I missed

    ESPN.com Jul 22, 2013
    Thought on couple division developments from last week, when I was on vacation... Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt: Showed off an amazing standing vertical jump. It would rank as crazy athleticism for a much smaller, lighter man. I’m not finding the r…
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  • Villar promoted as Astros discard Pena, Cedeno

    Villar promoted as Astros discard Pena, Cedeno

    chron.com Jul 22, 2013
    The Astros’ $21 million experiment was never going to work. No matter how many times the rebuilding organization’s main voices ignored baseball reality while pointing toward the 2012 American League West champion Oakland Athletics and saying, “Hey, that…
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  • Texans enter training camp with concerns over depth

    Texans enter training camp with concerns over depth

    chron.com Jul 22, 2013
    When the Texans take the field Friday for the first of two-a-day practices, coach Gary Kubiak has a couple of concerns he knows must be addressed during training camp and preseason. The first concern involves getting all of the injured players healthy. …
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  • Video - A's Come Back To Beat Astros 00:35

    A's Come Back To Beat Astros

    Jul 22
    Josh Reddick's home run completed the A's rally against the Astros.

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    Jul 22
    Greg Oden will host three teams this week as the former No. 1 overall pick nears a decision on where he'll launch his NBA comeback, according to sources with knowledge of the free-agent center's plans.