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It wasn’t a near-no hitter. But it was just as promising. Making his first start at Minute Maid Park, League City native Jarred Cosart threw seven confident and sharp innings Tuesday during the Astros’ 5-4 come-from-behind victory against the Oakland A’…Share Tweet
Astros report: Younger players will have to leadThe earlier-than-expected departures of veterans Carlos Pena and Ronny Cedeno — who were recently designated for assignment — created ripple effects for the Astros. A team in the early stage of a massive rebuilding project is again the youngest club in …Share TweetThe Texans added another player to the physically unable to perform list today: rookie offensive tackle Brennan Williams. Williams was a third-round pick for the Texans. He suffered a knee injury during the Texans’ rookie minicamp and, according to coac…Share TweetSingle-game tickets for the Texans’ 2013 regular-season games at Reliant Stadium will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, the team announced Tuesday. Ticket prices range from $45 to $160. Tickets can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at all Ticketm…Share Tweet
RTC: A look at Jaguars' retooled D-lineESPN.com Jul 23, 2013Reading the coverage… Receiver Donald Jones has visits scheduled with the Titans and Colts, per Mike Garafolo of FoxSports.com. Houston Texans DeAndre Hopkins’ job is to distract defenses from Andre Johnson, says John McClain of the Houston Texans. The …Share TweetESPN.com Jul 23, 2013Texans third-round rookie outside linebacker Sam Montgomery was placed on the team's non-football injury list Monday. Indications are it's not an injury that landed him there, but his conditioning. (Texans' brass, ridiculously, has declined to confirm a…Share Tweet
Final pitch: Porter takes responsibility for Altuve’s ill-fated steal attemptAstros manager Bo Porter took responsibility for sending Jose Altuve when the Astros’ second baseman was thrown at attempting to steal third base for the second out of the eighth inning. Trailing 4-3, Altuve led off the eighth with a walk and then took …Share TweetWhen Jonathan Villar was growing up in La Vega, Dominican Republic, his late grandmother Dinora Mejia would usher him out the door to play baseball. Whether there was a thunderstorm or a clear sky, he was encouraged to go outside and practice. As far as…Share Tweet