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Houston Astros News: June 29, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Thursday, June 29, 2017.

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Houston Astros News

Astros outslug A's with 17 hits on Wednesday |
The Astros banged out 17 hits, including a leadoff homer by George Springer, and overcame a season-high five homers by the A's to win for the seventh time in nine games, 11-8, on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.

Ranking the rebuilders -- In search of the next Houston Astros
Houston went from zero to hero by shipping away veterans and stockpiling young talent. Who is best following the blueprint? Hint: Tampa Bay has a strong case ... but so do a few others.

Reddick and Springer lead Astros over Athletics 11-8 (Jun 28, 2017) | FOX Sports
HOUSTON (AP) Josh Reddick and George Springer had three hits each and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros used a five-run third inning to take the lead and hold on for a 11-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

Astros weighing next step for starter Charlie Morton - Houston Chronicle
Charlie Morton returned to Minute Maid Park on Wednesday and played catch with the rest of the Astros' pitchers a few hours before first pitch of their game against the Athletics.

Astros sign second-round pick Corbin Martin - Houston Chronicle
The Astros on Wednesday announced they signed second-round draft pick and Texas AM righthander Corbin Martin.

Prospect Kyle Tucker rocketing his way through Astros' system - Houston Chronicle
Rodney Linares acknowledges the outfield prospect promoted to his team earlier this month is "interesting."

Astros' Alex Bregman: Receives night off -
Astros' Alex Bregman: Receives night off

MLB News

No, that Cubs player wasn’t flipping off the President of the United States -
Albert Almora wasn’t trying to become a folk hero or a villain. The camera was playing tricks.

I watched all 31 stolen bases against Miguel Montero so you don’t have to -
The Cubs designated Miguel Montero after seven stolen bases and some unfortunate comments. Here’s why.