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Alex_Cohn

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Alex Cohn is the Associate Editor for SB Nation Houston and a contributing writer to the Indiana Daily Student newspaper. He spent the summer of 2010 as an Editorial Intern with Houston Community Newspapers, and was previously a contributing writer in the sports, opinion and humor sections for the Knight Times at Episcopal High School in Houston, TX.

Alex is currently a student at Indiana University working towards a B.A. in Journalism with a Minor in Business. While in enjoys a variety of sports, he has previously played baseball and basketball in organized youth leagues.

Please feel free to reach Alex with any questions or comments.

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Astros Kicks Off Week-Long Road Trip With Memorial Day Matchup Against Cubs

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SB Nation Houston's coverage of the Cubs-Astros series from May 30th - June 1st

Astros Send Myers To The Mound Against Red Hot D'Backs

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SB Nation Houston's coverage of the Diamondbacks-Astros series from May 27th-May 30th.

Lakers Hiring Of Mike Brown Leaves Adelman In The Dust

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I was hoping Jerry Buss and the Lakers would've tabbed Rick Adelman as their next coach. Now, I hate the Lakers as much as the next non-Los Angelite(?), but I would've liked to see Adelman win a...

Dodgers Capitalize On Hall Error, Win 5-4

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Rookie Jerry Sands belted his first career grand slam, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Houston Astros, 5-4, in the middle test of a three-game series...

Astros Go For Back-To-Back Series Wins Against Billingsly

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(Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Dodgers haven’t been producing enough runs to support starter Chad Billingsley lately and hope to stem the tide tonight in the middle test of a three-game road...

Pence's Game-Winning RBI Caps Off Late-Game Comeback

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Hunter Pence’ dramatic, RBI single highlighted a three-run ninth, as the Houston Astros edged the Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-3, in the first of a three-game set from...

Astros Head Home To Square Off With Kershaw, Dodgers

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SB Nation Houston's coverage of the Dodgers-Astros series from May 23rd-25th.

Felipe Paulino Designated For Assignment

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Ed Wade is having a good laugh to himself. Nearly six months ago, Wade pursuaded another GM to buy high on the Astros bullpen. That's similar to, I don't know, selling Diabetes or Enron stock or...

Bill Hall On Pace To Break Records

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Ed Wade has obviously had some questionable signings in the past. There was the Shawn Chacon incident. There was the trade for Oscar Villareal (Wade also signed him to a 2.85 M extension and...

Will Astros Bats Show Up For Second Game Against Braves?

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(Sports Network) – The Atlanta Braves try to close out a successful homestand when they take on the Houston Astros this afternoon in the finale of a two- game series at Turner Field. Atlanta has...

Will Astros Really Change Under Crane?

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In the short term, the answer is an astounding "no". There are simply no short term fixes for a god-awful baseball team. Most baseball fans understand that, so hopefully most Astros fans are...

Late Game Homeruns From Bay, Wright, And Martinez Bury Astros

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Fernando Martinez and David Wright clubbed two- run homers in the eighth inning as the New York Mets rallied for a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros. Jason Bay also...

Astros Play Host Against Last-Place Mets

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(Sports Network) - Carlos Beltran tries to follow up one of the best days of his career this evening when the New York Mets play the first of three games against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid...

Figueroa Designated Not A Day Too Soon

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Nelson Figueroa's mid-career renaissance is now on it's last legs. The Astros have officially designated the veteran pitcher for assignment.  Maybe the Astros should've seen this divorce coming....

Aneury Rodriguez Hopes For Similar Results Against Reds

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SB Nation Houston's coverage of the Astros-Reds series from May 9th-May 11th

If You Don't Like Twins, Go Cheer For The Colts

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What makes America the best country in the world? No, I'm not talking about our Constitution, and I'm not referring to our freedom nor our history. â†µNo, somewhere in the "Top 10 Reasons To Be...

Lyon Not Alone In Early Season Woes

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Ed Wade signed Brandon Lyon after the 2009 season, hoping to shore up the Astros bullpen for years to come. Wade gave the 30-year-old relief pitcher $15 million over three years, and the terms were...

Big Games from Bourgeois, Wallace Lead 'Stros

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Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) – Jason Bourgeois went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and knocked in two, as the Houston Astros earned an easy 10-4 decision over Cincinnati in the opener of a...

Astros, Reds Hope To Avoid Second Straight Rainout

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(Sports Network) – Second-year right-hander Mike Leake goes for a second straight win over the Houston Astros tonight when the Cincinnati Reds host them to open a weather-altered three-game series...

Wandy Goes Eight Strong As Astros Win 2-1

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Jason Bourgeois hit a two-out, game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Astros a 2-1 victory over the Brewers in the second of a three-game series. B...

Berkman Explodes, Abad Implodes In Astros Loss

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Former Astro Lance Berkman went 4-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI as St. Louis used a nine-run sixth inning to beat Houston, 11-7, in the rubber match of a...

Astros Turn To Figueroa For Series Win

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(Sports Network) – Kyle McClellan is taking advantage of his time in the St. Louis Cardinals rotation and puts his unblemished record to the test in the finale of a three-game series against the H...

Happ Records Loss, But Bullpen Blows Game

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Matt Holliday had three hits -- including a home run -- and two RBI to lead the Cardinals over the Astros, 6-5, and even their three-game series. Kyle Lohse (4-1)...

President Obama Quiets Luke Scott, Other Haters

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Take that, Luke Scott?

Bill Hall's Game Winning Hit Bails Out Fulchino, Lyon

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Bill Hall knocked in Michael Bourn to cap Houston’s two-run ninth-inning rally, as the Astros earned a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a...

Ex-Astro Everett Arrested For Assault

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Carl Everett was arrested late Monday night in Tampa. The 39-year-old is currently being held for assault with a deadly weapon and tampering with a witness.  According to police, Carl Everett...

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