Could Houston Astros Closer Jose Veras Be Traded?

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During the offseason, the rebuilding Houston Astros signed journeyman RP Jose Veras to a one-year deal worth $2 million with a club option in 2014 for $3.5 million. It was a very modest contract for the veteran as he instantly became the […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Team Interested In Trading For Bud Norris?

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Last season, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Wandy Rodriguez from the then divisional rival, Houston Astros, in exchange for OF Robbie Grossman and SPs Colton Cain and Rudy Owens. This season, the Pirates starting rotation has been decimated by injuries. Rodriguez, […]

Houston Astros: Future Is Very Bright

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Once upon a time, the Houston Astros were a very good team at both the major league and minor league levels. They scouted well and signed draft picks, international free agents and MLB free agents. That all came to a […]

Houston Astros Make Right Move Selecting Mark Appel With First Overall Pick In 2013 MLB Draft

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  For the second consecutive year, the Houston Astros selected first overall in the MLB Draft. Last year, the Astros selected high school shortstop Carlos Correa over highly touted prep OF Byron Buxton and Stanford Cardinal SP Mark Appel. This […]