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Houston Astros News
Astros’ Jose Altuve Leaves with Apparent Injury vs. Brewers in 4th Game off IL (bleacherreport.com)
Dusty Baker said Jose Altuve was feeling sick. He’s being evaluated.— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) May 24, 2023
Projecting Drew Gilbert’s Future With the Astros (climbingtalshill.com)
Houston Astros Orbit to visit Liberty (bluebonnetnews.com)
Jeff Bagwell convinced José Abreu will shake season-long Astros slump (houstonchronicle.com)
Houston Astros: Peña in lineup: Dusty has handy observation on HBPs (houstonchronicle.com)
AL West News
Fann: The Seattle Mariners finally have their Big 3 of young aces (sports.mynorthwest.com)
Texas Rangers Class A team moving from Kinston to Spartanburg (nz.news.yahoo.com)
Oakland A’s reach tentative public finance deal up to at least $325 million, await legislation (thenevadaindependent.com)
Athletics make important roster decisions on former Mets, Braves pitchers (clutchpoints.com)
1 Offseason Mulligan Every MLB Team Wishes They Had (bleacherreport.com)
MLB rumors: Madison Bumgarner’s Diamondbacks decline due to ‘lack of trust’ (sports.yahoo.com)
Houston Astros Birthdays
Second baseman Mike Richardt (65) played the last of his four-season MLB career with the 1984 Houston Astros, going four-for-15 with two RBI.
RHP Henry Villar (36) pitched in eight games for the 2010 Astros, striking out three over six innings while allowing three runs. In short, his career was exactly one quality start.
LHP Hector Ambriz (39) pitched in 61 games for the 2012 and 2013 Astros. He struck out 49 in 55 2⁄3 innings, racking up a 1.599 WHIP and a 4.68 FIP.