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Houston Astros News: April 26, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

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Astros News

Astros get complete game from Dallas Keuchel to take down Indians

If there were any doubts he was "back" through four starts, Dallas Keuchel quelled them in his fifth.

Dallas Keuchel pitches Houston Astros to yet another win over Cleveland Indians, 4-2

Left-hander Dallas Keuchel earned his first big-league victory against the Indians in 2012 and he hasn't stopped beating them since.

Keuchel, Reddickulous catch KO Cleveland

In a matchup of two of the American League's top clubs, Dallas Keuchel was once again on top of his game. The Houston lefty continued his strong start to the season, stifling the Indians in a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

Astros’ Teoscar Hernandez takes brunt of ‘nasty’ collision with Jose Altuve

A scary outfield collision in Tuesday's eighth inning left Astros star second baseman Jose Altuve with a sore left shoulder and outfielder Teoscar Hernandez with a bruised lower left leg that will probably land him on the disabled list.

In other injury news, Springer returned to action off the bench Tuesday, while Jake Marisnick hit the seven-day disabled list due to concussion symptoms.

Around the League

Leap Cog! Dive over C part of wild Jays W

The Blue Jays' team motto this year is "Let's Rise." Chris Coghlan took it to a new level during Tuesday's 6-5, 11-inning victory over the Cardinals with one of the most acrobatic "slides" ever seen.

Trea-cycle: Young Nat uses wheels for feat

Turner (7 RBIs) triples to cap 3rd cycle in Nationals history.

Stop suggesting Eric Thames was on PEDs in Korea

You know that suggesting or outright saying that Eric Thames was on PEDs while playing baseball in South Korea just makes you sound ignorant, right? South Korea isn't some lawless backwater where anything goes: The Korean Baseball Organization is a legitimate league with actual rules even though — shocked face — it isn't within the United States' border like Major League Baseball.

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush Are Said to Move Closer to Purchase of Marlins

Derek Jeter has always said that his long-term ambition was to own a major league team. Now, less than three years into his retirement, he appears to be closing in on his chance.