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Astros Starting Pitching Best in AL (30 days)

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Over the last 30 days, The Astros starters have accrued the most WAR of any AL team. We also sport the highest GB%, the lowest HR/9, and the second best xFIP. at 3.63.

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Your Predictions: Astros Winners and Losers ?

Before Spring Training really gets underway, and a bunch of new information comes out. I thought it would be neat to post some of our player predictions for this season. For this post, let's look...

JD Interviews With Cubs??

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As if things aren't bad enough.... Seriously guys, it's getting REALLY hard to be a fan of this team.

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Nominate Your New Coaching Staff

Whether or not you like/dislike Brad Mills as the manager, it's very likely he will lose his job sometime between now and spring training. The obvious choice for his replacement would be the...

Crane To Cut Payroll...A Lot!

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Heyman tweets new Astros ownership wants to cut payroll to $60MM. Yikes....

Adam Wainwright is heading back to St. Louis to have his right elbow examined, and right now the...

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Adam Wainwright is heading back to St. Louis to have his right elbow examined, and right now the team expects the worst. "I can say just based on the initial evaluation from our training staff, things do not look encouraging," said GM John Mozeliak according to Derrick Goold of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ESPN's Buster Olney says (on Twitter) that it appears the team is expecting their ace to have Tommy John surgery, which would keep him out for all of 2011. *I don't see how more people can't recognize the correlation between poor mechanics and serious arm injuries.

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Bagwell Bringin' The Bats

I mentioned this in one of the game threads the other day and after tonight's come from behind nine run win over a strong Cardinal team it may be time to discuss Baggy's impact.

Astros - Phils Close To A Deal?

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Second Link Apparently, with the Phils dealing with rotation issues, they are in the hunt for a front line starter. Rumor has it that Roy is leading that charge. Other rumors note Philly is trying to unload Werth and Happ. Phils Gm "hinted" that they might strike some deal by this Saturday.

"I don't like the Cubs," Votto said. "And I'm not going to pat anybody with a Cubs uniform on the...

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"I don't like the Cubs," Votto said. "And I'm not going to pat anybody with a Cubs uniform on the back. But because he made that really cool play, it turned out to be a really cool experience. I'm really glad we got the win today."

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Need 3 For Fantasy League

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I've run the same fantasy league for the last couple years, this year we had 3 managers bail. The live online draft is Sunday March 14 at 4:00pm EST using Yahoo's platform. The league is pretty knowledgeable but laid back at the same time. No money needed to play. It's a ten team head to head league using: R,HR,RBI,SB,AVG,XBH - W,SV,K,WHIP,ERA,QS Any interest plz let me know here. *Not trying to steal any managers away from the SBNation league here.

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Baseball America Interview: Jason Castro

Haven't seen this posted yet, if I missed it somewhere, I apologize.   Mark (Chicago): What areas of your game do you think you need to work on the most before you are ready to take the next step...

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Pitching Mechanics/Terms To Look/Listen For

Pitching mechanics have always been very interesting to me, and as a former pitcher I've paid much attention to the implications of pitching a certain way vs another. After much research and...

Interview with Tanner Scheppers

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An interview with "could have been" Tanner Scheppers. Talks about upcoming draft, injury and path to the majors.

What The Fukudome Is Going On ?

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Small article about Fukudome's early starts and downward trends.

Evolution of Wandy

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An interesting article written about Wandy in regards to his late start, his non-change in velocity and improvement year after year. Basically, how he has gone from a nobody to a really, really good pitcher in a few years.

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