2014 Astros Spring Training

Astros begin the 2014 in Kissimmee for Spring Training. Follow TCB for all the transactions, game, and Spring Training news.

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The most disappointing spring performance

Who had the most disappointing performance this spring?

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Appel strong in Astros' win over Rojos del Águila

Appel, Correa, and Springer in the lineup today; Astros win final exhibition game before Opening Day.

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Exhibition Gamethread: Astros vs. Rojos del Águila

Mark Appel makes the start for the Astros in their final exhibition game.

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Astros roll Rangers and Rojos del Águila

Astros win both games of strange split-squad double-header with Rangers and Rojos del Águila.

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Exhibition Gamethread: Astros vs. Rojos del Águila

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Veracruz Red Eagles.

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Exhibition Gamethread: Astros at Rangers

Astros and Rangers head west to play one another in the Alamodome.

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Exhibition Gamethread: Astros at Rangers

Astros and Rangers head west to play one another in the Alamodome.

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Touring the American League West

In our final installment, we look at Houston's home division.

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Astros claim Alex Presley, DFA Raul Valdes

Houston adds to its outfield depth while saying goodbye to everyone's favorite relief punching bag.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs. Mets

Join the conversation as the Astros finish out their Grapefruit league season against the Mets.

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TCB Daily Link: Altuve makes a great play

Jose Altuve makes the defensive play of the young season

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Braves

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Braves.

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Astros cut roster to 30 on Monday

And then there was one middle infielder.

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The value of OBP to the Astros lineup

This may not be an imposing lineup, but will it get on base more often than in previous seasons?

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Astros Game Day Photos: March 20-23, 2014

Photos from Astros' Spring Training games against the Phillies, Blue Jays, Marlins, and Cardinals.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Cardinals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Cardinals.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs. Cardinals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Cardinals.

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Spring Training 2014: Martinez gets the axe

At TCB, we don't always agree with Baseball Prospectus' Jason Parks

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Touring the NL West

Looking through a loaded National League West.

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Astros 2014 Spring Training Impressions

What is Spring Training really?

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Spring Training gamethread: Astros vs. Phillies SS

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Phillies' split squad.

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Cosart and Oberholtzer named to the rotation

The Astros name Jarred Cosart and Brett Oberholtzer as starters for their opening series against the Yankees.

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Matty D closing in on extension

After the George Springer news, we hear the team is close to locking up Matt Dominguez and approached Robbie Grossman and Jason Castro about extensions.

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Touring the Rangers

We continue our tour with a look at the Texas Rangers

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TCB writers react to the Springer contract story

Another crazy-long email thread as the Springer news breaks late Wednesday night.

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The Astros' George Springer problem

it's always all about the money, even when it comes to George Springer.

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Astros' future flashes before our eyes

Jarred Cosart and Mike Foltynewicz's efforts are overshadowed by Carlos Correa hit-by-pitch.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Nationals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Nats.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Marlins

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Marlins.

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Houston asking about first base options

According to Jayson Stark, the Astros have been calling teams this spring looking for first base help.

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ST Game thread: Astros vs. Braves

Darin Downs gets a spot start while Carlos Correa play shortstop

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The newness of Brad Peacock's new changeup

When is a pitch new? What can we learn from this story?

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Feldman to start Opening Day for Astros

In a shock to no one, the Luhnow Regime's first big free agent signing will start Houston's first game.

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Monday Daily Boil- 3/16 Gameday Photos

Astros gameday photos against the Nationals on Sunday.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs. Nationals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Nats' slip squad.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Tigers

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Tigers.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs Cardinals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on their former NL Central foe.

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Previewing the AL Central

Let's take a look today at the only division in baseball where the Astros could finish third.

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TCB Friday Boil: Astros Gameday Photos

Take a look at the Astros in action against the Blue Jays, Nationals, and Marlins.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Blue Jays

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Blue Jays.

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Athletics Season Preview

Billy Beane's Men in Green will try to win their third straight division title

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs Nationals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the nationals.

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Astros weekly stock report

Heck, why not make this a weekly feature? Checking in on the stock of the Astros roster thus far this spring.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Nationals

Join the conversation at the Astros take on the Nationals.

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Astros announce second wave of cuts

Four players on the 40-man roster are optioned to the minors

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Astros minor league spring game schedule set

Here's a list of the Astros spring training games for the minor league club.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs. Blue Jays

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Blue Jays in Kissimmee.

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Astros make first round of cuts

Paul Clemens is among the nine players headed to minor league camp.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros vs. Nationals

Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Nats.

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Previewing the NL Central

It’s week three of our preview series highlighting each division in baseball, and up today is the Astros’ former home, the NL Central.

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Carlos Correa Hits A Double Into My Phone

Astros Carlos Correa hits the sweetest sounding double. Now it's the default notification on my phone.

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The Daily Boil: Carlos Correa Hitting Baseballs

A couple of magical swings from Carlos Correa and an in-depth look at Astros camp from the MLB.com scouting folks

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Astros vs. Tigers gameday photos

Photos from the Astros' game against the Tigers.

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Mariners Season Preview

Let us take a look at the shiny and new edition of the Mariners.

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Spring training Astros stock report

After four games, who's moving up and who's falling in the Astros stock market.

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Jon Singleton opens up about last year's struggles

Dealing with addiction, help and Jon Singleton.

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Spring training gamethread: Astros at Miami

Game Four of the spring will kick off at noon.

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The Perils of Evaluation: the Brett Wallace story

Maybe being inside baseball would be fun. But, RedHawks First Baseman proves just how awful that experience may be.

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Game recap: Astros are undefeated!

We're now a half hour from game time; it's 4:33 PM, central time.

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The view from the AL East

What will the American League East look like? or East Coast Bias comes to TCB!

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The Daily Boil: Chris Duffy

We examine Evan Drellich's piece on Chris Duffy, a former Golden Spikes Award finalist who arrived at Astros camp in street clothes, asking for a chance to show that he can still play baseball.

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The viability of the Astros carrying 3 catchers

Three catchers enter spring training. How many will leave on the Opening Day roster?

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Astros rotation coming into focus

Monday brought the spring's first starter and a pecking order for Houston's rotation.

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Team Everett wins scrimmage; Machine designated

Team Everett wins intrasquad game of spring training; pitching machine gives up five home runs including one to Carlos Correa.

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Astros Photo Day Spectacular

The Astros had individual photo day on Friday and it was glorious.

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Previewing the NL East

Starting today, we'll be looking at different divisions around baseball to preview the season.

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Backing up the infield

More riveting spring questions as spring training gets underway

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Watch the Astros on TV?! You can this spring.

Not sure if you can watch the Astros this summer, you may be able to watch them this spring.

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Japhet Amador not in camp, may be out all spring

A family emergency is keeping the big first baseman out of camp.

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Fearless predictions for the next four weeks

Yes, it's time for another round of predictions which should be proved wrong within the hour.

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Five Astros body parts that will shape 2014

A player may be more than a sum of his parts, but take one of these pieces out of the equation and things could go wrong for Houston in 2014.

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Astros host media luncheon on Truck Day

A few news-y items from Monday's Astros media luncheon. No scoops here, people.

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The Astros First Base Conundrum

With the announcement last week that the Astros have designated Brett Wallace for assignment to make room for Free Agent pitcher Jerome Williams, an already-nebulous first base situation becomes…no less nebulous.

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