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Minor League Recap: July 16, 2014

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Get caught up on all the minor league action that was happening while you were or were not watching the ESPY's.

Astros Sabermetrics: Free Samples!

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CRPerry13 explains the ups-and-downs of the Astros' early season by describing how performance can be wildly swung by outside influences over small time periods.

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Digging into the draft math on the Aiken mess

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We know the situation, but what's the math on the money in the Brady Aiken mess?

Everyone Looks Bad In the Brady Aiken Mess - FanGraphs

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A really good write-up on the Astros vs. Brady Aiken situation by Mike Petriello of FanGraphs.

Houston Astros Minor League Recap: 7/15/14

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It was a light day of action down on the farm, with Corpus Christi the only full-season affiliate playing.

J.D. Martinez: Steal of the offseason

When the lowly Astros had no room for J.D. Martinez, the Tigers quickly scooped him up. Since then the 26-year-old outfielder has made himself a centerpiece in a World Series contender's lineup.

An Aiken elbow: More info comes to light.

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Anonymous quotes from somebody "in the know" indicate that the Astros are not trying to manipulate a draft system, and that first-overall draft pick Brady Aiken actually has a serious flaw with his...

ASG 2014: Altuve drives in run for the AL

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Jose Altuve drives in a run with a sac-fly and flashes the leather at second. Major League says good-bye to Derek Jeter.

2014 MLB All-Star Game Open Thread

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What will Jose Altuve do? What feats of strength can he match?

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