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Houston Astros News: March 27, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, March 27, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Astros prospect Derek Fisher showing promise on basepaths - Houston Chronicle
Outfield prospect Derek Fisher has been one of the standouts of Astros spring training, particularly with his base stealing ability.

Astros' Joe Musgrove to start fourth game of season - Houston Chronicle
Joe Musgrove will start the Astros' fourth game of the regular season April 6 against the Seattle Mariners with Mike Fiers starting the following night against the Kansas City Royals, manager A.J. Hinch said on Sunday.

AL West Notes: Astros in on Jose Quintana, Yu Darvish set for Opening Day - MLB Daily Dish
Here’s the latest from around the American League West.

Milwaukee Brewers acquire Tyler Heineman from Astros - Brew Crew Ball
He’s a 25 year old catcher.

Predicting the Astros' opening day lineup - Houston Chronicle
With Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman, Carlos Beltran and Nori Aoki each expected back in the fold, the Astros' Grapefruit League lineup on Saturday against the Nationals could serve as a preview of their opening day batting order.

MLB News

The Rangers lock up Rougned Odor long term - SBNation.com
Sunday’s Say Hey, Baseball features a six-year extension for Rougned Odor, an injury for Carlos Rodon and a very cool play by Ryan Zimmerman.

Jung Ho Kang might not play for the Pirates in 2017 - SBNation.com
Saturday’s Say Hey, Baseball features Jung-Ho Kang’s visa problems, the underrated George Springer, and Tommy Joseph’s game of catch.

The White Sox are in no rush to trade Jose Quintana - SBNation.com
Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes White Sox trade discussions, Jake Arrieta’s spring training dinger, and always knowing the odds.

USA vs. Puerto Rico final score: United States wins 2017 World Baseball Classic - SBNation.com
It’s the USA’s first WBC title.

Jake Arrieta hit a 465-foot home run during Cubs spring training - SBNation.com
It was so outta there.