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Houston Astros News: May 10, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

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Astros defeat Braves, Bartolo Colon behind big first inning

Bartolo Colon is one of baseball's greatest treasures. Soon to be 44 years old, the portly Dominican righthander has been doing this so long he's the only active major leaguer who pitched at the Astrodome.

Colon rocked early, Astros hand Braves 5th straight loss

There was nothing sexy about the Tuesday night performance of Bartolo Colon, who got folded, spindled and saw his ERA further mutilated by the Astros as rough times continued for the Braves and the pitcher known as “Big Sexy.”

Astros prospect David Paulino set to pitch in Class AAA Thursday

After missing the first five weeks of the minor league season because of injury, David Paulino is scheduled to make his 2017 debut with Class AAA Fresno on Thursday in Oklahoma City.

Astros activate Michael Feliz ahead of Tuesday’s game vs. Braves

The Astros, as expected, activated reliever Michael Feliz from the family medical emergency list on Tuesday before their 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves. He allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning.

Musgrove looks to stay ahead of Braves

The struggling Braves can look across the field at the Astros for an example of a franchise that has turned it around after years of rebuilding. The American League West-leading Astros and the rebuilding Braves conclude a two-game Interleague set on Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

Around the League

O’s rally in 9th, walk off vs. Nats in 12th

Mark Trumbo's walk-off single in the 12th inning off Jacob Turner gave the Orioles a 5-4 victory over the Nationals on Tuesday night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Dex-tra special: Fowler’s pinch-RBI leads Cards

Battling back has become common for the Cardinals, who erased a four-run deficit in the eighth inning and rallied past the Marlins, 6-5, on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.

The Mets can’t stop getting laughed at

Matt Harvey’s partying has turned into another episode of LOL METS. Here’s how to stop that.

Making Baseball Great Again

From its inception through the 70’s, Baseball was America’s preeminent sport.

The Marlins have baseball’s weirdest roster with as many catchers as starting pitchers

Too many catchers and not enough starting pitchers for Miami.