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Wednesday's Three Astros Things

Talking about Cuba, Mark Appel and Mark Appel...

Wednesday's Three Astros Things

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Talking about Cuba, Mark Appel and Mark Appel...

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Relationships prove vital to Astros FA signings

How lifelike these unfeeling robots seem this winter. It's almost like they have real, human emotions.

Relationships prove vital to Astros FA signings

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How lifelike these unfeeling robots seem this winter. It's almost like they have real, human emotions.

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Is Houston a better destination than New York?

Are the Astros closer to building a dynasty than the Yankees? They might win more games starting next year.

Is Houston a better destination than New York?

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Are the Astros closer to building a dynasty than the Yankees? They might win more games starting next year.

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Are the Astros going to suck this year?

Are the Astros going to suck this year? No.

Are the Astros going to suck this year?

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Are the Astros going to suck this year? No.

The Wit and Wisdom of Brent Strom

Continuing on my report from the UPCB, the highlight for me is always hearing Brent Strom speak. He was a little more reserved as he seems to get into trouble releasing team secrets and this year...

Ultimate Pitching Coaches Bootcamp

I attended Ron Wolforth's pitching coaches clinic and thought I would give a little summary.

Tuesday's Three Astros Things

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Talking about Jacob Nix, the Hall of Fame and the Hall of Fame...

Gregorio Petit DFAed to make room for Lowrie

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Sad face. Altuve's former teammate leaves to make room for Jed Lowrie.

Reviewing the Jed Lowrie to Oakland trade

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Houston got three players and gave up two years of Lowrie. Now that they've reacquired Lowrie, how does that trade look for the Astros?

TCB Staff reacts to the Lowrie signing

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What did our writers think about the Astros adding former Astro Jed Lowrie?

PODCAST: 2014 Winter Meetings roundup

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Astros rumor involving Cole Hamels, the additions of Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek to the bullpen, possibilities for the rest of the offseason including Jed Lowrie and Jose Veras and the Rule 5 draft.

Astros and Jacob Nix reach settlement

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Jon Heyman with CBS Sports has some details on the Jacob Nix grievance. Nix and the Astros had an agreement in place, before the Brady Aiken situation reared its ugly head. It appears the two sides have come to a settlement that includes monetary compensation and the Astros not losing a 2015 draft pick.

Twitter reacts to the Lowrie signing

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The Astros got a new infielder for the left side. How did Twitter react to this?

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Astros sign Lowrie to a 3-Year deal

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Former Astro infielder Jed Lowrie returns to Houston with a 3-Year deal.

Serial, the Winter Meetings and baseball rumors

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One great piece of pop culture begets thoughts on the Winter Meetings

Should the Astros deploy a closer by committee?

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The sabermetrics lovers vote yes. Common sense votes no. The relievers themselves probably vote no, too.

RF's Top 10 Astros Prospects for 2015

An updated Top 10 Astros prospects list.

Astros a sleeper team for Cole Hamels

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It will require prospects to get left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels away from the Phillies. Then there's the hurdle of Hamels limited no-trade list, which the Astros were on for the 2014 season.

LIVE: Astros 2014 Winter Meeting Roundup

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The 2014 Winter Meetings Astros roundup including the signing of two relief pitchers, players selected in the Rule 5 draft and more.

Super Astros Crawfish Boil: December 14, 2014

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Links including Astros bullpen, charity, selfies at the zoo, Spring Training and more.

Friday's Three Astros Things

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Talking about the Winter Meetings, the Nationals and a David Forst interview...

Wrapping up the Winter Meetings

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What are the takeaways from this year's Meetings? How will they affect the Astros?

Astros lose three players in Rule 5 draft

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Three of the 14 players who went in the Major League phase were from Houston's organization.

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