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Rockets cruise past Clippers without Harden Updated Mar 30, 2013
Jeremy Lin, Chandler Parsons and Francisco Garcia scored 15 points apiece to lead the Houston Rockets to a 98-81 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.
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  • Rebuilding project: Making dream a reality is Astros’ daunting task Mar 30, 2013
    This is the dream: It’s 2015, the Astros matter and Minute Maid Park roars again. Carlos Correa owns shortstop, no longer a potential franchise-changing prospect but a young, clean Alex Rodriguez in the flesh. Correa’s swift and steady, thrilling and
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  • Astros’ Alex White placed on 60-day DL; Edgar Gonzalez recalled from Class AAA Mar 30, 2013
    Astros righthander Alex White was placed on the 60-day disabled list Saturday. White underwent a magnetic resonance imaging exam prior to the Astros’ 6-3 exhibition victory against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park. White undergoes MRI; dealing with
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  • Inaugural American League game opener still not sold out Mar 30, 2013
    Astros owner Jim Crane remained hopeful the Astros will sellout their American League opener on Sunday against the Rangers. “We’re almost sold out,” he said, “so we’ll hopefully sell it out by then.” Of the tickets left, most are in the lower
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  • A's debating when to bring back Colon Mar 30, 2013
    Bartolo Colon becomes eligible to pitch in the Major Leagues again April 6, when the Athletics are in Houston for an American League series with the Astros. Right-hander Dan Straily is penciled in to start the series opener in Houston on Friday. So, wha…
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  • Porter leaning on Wright to lead young group Mar 30, 2013
    Manager Bo Porter is counting on Wesley Wright to be a leader in the Astros' bullpen. Wright, although only 28, is the longest-tenured player on the roster.
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  • Astros’ Alex White undergoes MRI; dealing with unnormal velocity drop Mar 30, 2013
    Astros righthander Alex White underwent a magnetic resonance imaging exam Saturday prior to an exhibition game against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park. White allowed three hits and three earned runs in one inning Friday during an abbreviated start …
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  • Martinez placed on disabled list Mar 30, 2013
    The Astros placed outfielder Fernando Martinez (oblique) on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. Martinez’s DL stint is retroactive to March 22. The Astros called up outfielder J.D. Martinez to replace Martinez.
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  • J.J. Watt impresses during batting practice session with Houston Astros (video) Mar 30, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. There’s little doubt Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is an athletic freak of nature. The 6-foot-5, 295-pound Watt does things on a football field that few people his size or at his position can do now, or ha
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  • White exits exhibition with elbow discomfort Mar 30, 2013
    Astros right hander Alex White exited with elbow discomfort after one inning. He’ll be examined by team doctors Saturday morning. “It came up on me and we’ll get more information tomorrow,” he said. White has been expected to make the opening day
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  • Video - Rockets Top Clippers Without Harden 01:01

    Rockets Top Clippers Without Harden

    Mar 30
    With James harden out nursing an ankle injury, Omer Asik steps up to record a double-double and lead the Rockets to a 98-81 win over the Clippers.