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St. Louis Cardinals Trying to Trade For Astros’ OF Carlos Gomez

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The St. Louis Cardinals are feeling the pressure with the Chicago Cubs skyrocketing in the National League Central division race. They are quite a ways back of the Cubs and quite simply are seeing their Wild Card hopes continue to diminish. Now that Matt Holliday has gone down with yet another injury, the Cardinals could be looking to make a ...

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Houston Astros acquire Ken Giles from Phillies

Aug 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Ken Giles (53) pitches during the ninth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated the Nationals 8-4. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros have acquired closer Ken Giles from the Philadelphia Phillies in a seven-player trade the Phillies announced. The Astros will also receive infielder Jonathan Arauz. The Phillies will receive pitchers Brett Oberholtzer, former first round pick Mark Appel, Vincent Velasquez, Thomas Eshelman and Harold Arauz. Houston was interested in closer Aroldis Chapman, but get a young closer in ...

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Astros manager AJ Hinch ‘not a candidate’ for Dodgers job

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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch made it clear that he is “not a candidate” for the Los Angeles Dodgers manager position. Hinch joined MLB Network’s radio show Power Alley on Wednesday and wanted to reaffirm that he is the Astros manager and is not interested in leaving Houston. “I am not a candidate for the Dodgers job,” Hinch said on ...

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Astros shut out Yankees to advance to ALDS

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The Houston Astros advanced to the American League Division Series with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in the AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium. The Astros move on to face the Royals in the best-of-five ALDS, which begins on Thursday night in Kansas City. The Yanks’ first postseason appearance in three years ended quickly, due to Dallas Keuchel’s ...

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Watch: Evan Gattis hits a one-handed home run

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Your browser does not support iframes. In a 14-3 blowout victory for the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros managed to have one highlight worth seeing again.  Astros star Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer using just one hand. Gattis bottom hand appears to release midway through the swing on his 24th home run of the season. ONE. HAND. http://t.co/FKBtTvpizh pic.twitter.com/C9cLLVVOfA — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) ...

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Carlos Gomez tells Joe Girardi, Yankees to ‘shut up’

Carlos Gomez

Your browser does not support iframes. Carlos Gomez told Joe Girardi and the Yankees’ dugout to “shut up,” causing the benches to clear in the sixth inning of the Astros 15-1 win. With the Astros already up 9-0, Gomez exchanged words with someone on the Yankees’ bench after he flied out to center field.  Yankees manager Joe Girardi said his players yelled ...

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Houston Astros discussing Aroldis Chapman trade with Reds

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As the MLB trade deadline continues to draw closer, the Houston Astros are looking to make another big move. There are just two hours left for teams to talk and come together on a deal, and Houston already has their eyes on one player in particular. According to a report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Astros are discussing ...

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Houston Astros trade for Carlos Gomez, Mike Fiers

Carlos Gomez

The Houston Astros acquired outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitcher Mike Fiers in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers, the Brewers announced Thursday. The Brewers will receive prospects Brett Phillips, Domingo Santana, Josh Hader and Adrian Houser from Milwaukee for Gomez and Fiers. The deal came a day after a reported trade of Gomez to the New York Mets fell through because of ...

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Athletics trade Scott Kazmir to Astros

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The Oakland Athletics offically became sellers today, as they’ve traded left handed pitcher Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros. #Athletics trade LHP Scott Kazmir to Houston for RHP Daniel Mengden and C Jacob Nottingham; recall RHP Arnold Leon — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) July 23, 2015 In return, Houston sends pitcher Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham to Oakland. The A’s, ...

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Dallas Keuchel, Zack Greinke named All-Star Game starters

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Zack Greinke of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros have been named the All-Star Game starting pitchers for the National League and American League. Greinke, who has not allowed an earned run in his last five starts, is 8-2 with a major league-best 1.39 ERA for the first-place Dodgers. He has allowed more than three runs in a start just once this season. ...

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