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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

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Astros News

Houston has a problem in Trevor Bauer, who again blanks the Astros in Cleveland Indians' 4-0 win | cleveland.com
In two career starts in Houston, Bauer has racked up 13 scoreless innings and 18 strikeouts.

In Astros loss to Indians, Devenski furthers case to remain in rotation - Houston Chronicle
The first three starts of Chris Devenski's major league career certainly haven't warranted his removal from the starting rotation.

Astros turn to Erik Kratz, Max Stassi at catcher for at least two days - Houston Chronicle
Astros catcher Jason Castro could be on the paternity list until Friday, and so in the meantime Erik Kratz and the just-recalled Max Stassi will handle the duties behind the plate.

Astros report: Lance McCullers on verge of rejoining rotation - Houston Chronicle
After throwing a bullpen session Tuesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park, Lance McCullers said he feels ready to rejoin the Astros' rotation.

Astros Set to Promote Musgrove from Hooks - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend
Joe Musgrove might be wearing an Astros' uniform by the end of the season. Either way he won't be wearing a Hooks one for much longer. Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow told reporters Monday that ...

Astros MiLB Player Spotlight - Danny Worth among PCL leaders :: Astros 411.com
The Houston signed 30-year-old, Danny Worth, a versatile and steady veteran fielder to a minor league contract in January to fill out the Fresno Grizzlies roster and serve a utility infielder insurance policy for the Astros and the Astros and the Grizzlies have gotten a lot more from Worth than anyone expected in return.

MLB News

The Cubs matched their best start since 1907 - SBNation.com
Wednesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the Cubs' ridiculous start, Stephen Strasburg's extension, and the top trade candidates in MLB right now.

The Stephen Strasburg contract makes sense for everyone involved - SBNation.com
And everyone's happy with it except for your favorite team, which is kind of annoyed.

Strasburg Stays: Nats solidify rotation for years to come - Federal Baseball
Stephen Strasburg's reported seven-year, $175 million contract will keep the big righty out of the offseason free agent market and in the Nats rotation for at least the next three years.

Raul Mondesi suspended 50 games for banned substance - Royals Review
The top prospect claims it was an innocent mistake.

How Stephen Strasburg's contract helps the Cleveland Indians - Let's Go Tribe
If you thought teams were trying hard to pry away Indians starting pitching last year, just wait until this offseason.