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Baseball Insider Archive: Astros

Thoughts on Santo, Palmeiro and the HOF

I was just getting ready to write a blog post about Rafael Palmeiro and Cooperstown -- my Hall of Fame ballot having arrived in the mail yesterday afternoon, with Palmeiro appearing on it for the first time -- when I heard the news that Ron Santo had died last night...

By Dave Sheinin  | December 3, 2010; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Astros  
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Report: Roy Oswalt headed to Philadelphia Phillies

ESPN.com is reporting that Roy Oswalt has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and will accept a trade from the Houston Astros to the Philadelphia Phillies. Houston reportedly would get left-hander J.A. Happ and two prospects from the Phillies in the deal. Oswalt is scheduled to start for Houston on...

By From staff reports  | July 29, 2010; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Astros, Phillies  
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Roy Oswalt is biggest name on trading block

With the trade deadline looming on Saturday, Houston Astros right-hander Roy Oswalt is the biggest name being bandied about. Oswalt reportedly wants to be traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that an Astros-Cardinals deal for Oswalt is unlikely, for a number of reasons:...

By Matt Bonesteel  | July 26, 2010; 12:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Astros, Cardinals  
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Red Sox defections leave leadership void

After three consecutive seasons with nearly no turnover, the Red Sox are hemorrhaging members of their front office and managerial staff. That's two key departures in one week.

By Cameron Smith  | October 28, 2009; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Astros, Padres, Red Sox  | Tags:  Astros, Brad Mills, Jed Hoyer, Padres, Red Sox, Theo Epstein  
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Valentine: I'm 'Committed' to ESPN -- For Now

Bobby Valentine is committed to his ESPN job, but hasn't ruled out a return to managing given the right situation.

By washingtonpost.com Sports Editor  | September 30, 2009; 12:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Astros, Nationals, Orioles  | Tags:  Baseball Tonight, Bobby Valentine  
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Best Team in the NL (And It Really Isn't Close)

There is one true juggernaut out there in Contender Land, but you probably can't name their starting rotation or their leadoff hitter. They are the Colorado Rockies, and they are the best team in the NL -- dare I add, by far.

By Dave Sheinin  | September 28, 2009; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Angels, Astros  | Tags:  Cardinals, Dave Sheinin, Dodgers, Phillies, Rockies, playoffs  
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Why Pudge Is a Huge Step For Houston, Cameron Smith , March 18, 2009
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WBC Auditions: Pudge Rodriguez, Cameron Smith , March 10, 2009
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Spring Training Roundup, CJ Holley , February 25, 2009
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