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Houston Astros News: January 4, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Tuesday, January 4, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Astros' George Springer to skip World Baseball Classic - Houston Chronicle
Astros outfielder George Springer has decided he won't play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, a team spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.

What Are the Astros Up To? | Houston Press
The Astros have made some roster moves since the end of last season. So here's quick refresher on what's been going on.

MLB News

Phillies want to add a bat, maybe even Jose Bautista -
Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the Phillies’ search for a bat, Matt Adams trade talks, and the Reds’ rebuild.

The only correct ballot for the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame -
The 2017 Hall of Fame ballot is overstuffed again. Let’s figure out which 10 players should make it.

Police seek indictment of Jung Ho Kang, who is also cut from WBC team - Bucs Dugout
South Korea has cut Jung Ho Kang from its World Baseball Classic squad amidst Kang’s off-field problems, Jee-Ho Yoo of Yonhap News writes. The team’s manager, In-Sik Kim, had previously said he was...

2 Chicago babies born on New Year's were named after the Cubs -
Welcome, Wrigley and Addyson!

Where will we see Matt Adams in 2017? - Viva El Birdos
For the first time since Albert Pujols wore the birds on the bat, the Cardinals’ most valuable position player will be playing first base which makes Matt Adams’s future a bit murky.