Tag Archives: Houston Astros

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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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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