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Ed Wade Gets Thrifty

Houston Astros general manager Ed Wade got pretty creative over the baseball Winter Meetings. Yea, he lost the teams closer Jose Valverde after he declined arbitration. But he replaced him with three quality players for about the same price. He added pitchers Matt Lindstrom, Brandon Lyon and third baseman Pedro Feliz but I didn’t realize More...

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By Paul Raymond On Friday, September 12th, 2008
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MLB Tie breakers

Major League Baseball held their annual coin flips today to home-field advantage for the magical game 163. What’s game 163? That’s the game that breaks any playoff tie breakers should there be any. More...

By Paul Raymond On Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
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Astros continue to buy, but why?

The Houston Astros have made another trade, adding another pitcher. The team acquired New York Yankees relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins. After acquiring Damaso Marte from the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Yankees pretty More...

By Paul Raymond On Saturday, April 5th, 2008
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Berkman leaves with injury

Houston Astros’ 1B Lance Berkman left today’s game against the Chicago Cubs in the fourth inning. The official diagnosis is neck spasms. Not a good sign that Berkman is already feeling little ailments. More...

By Paul Raymond On Sunday, March 30th, 2008
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Hot corner a concern for the Dodgers

Third base has turned into an area of concern for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team has already lost 3 of them during the course of spring training. Where does that leave them? With minor leaguer Blake DeWitt More...

By Paul Raymond On Tuesday, March 25th, 2008
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Today’s MLB injury update, Part 1

Alright ladies and gentleman, here’s todays part 1 update on various baseball injuries, it’s a long one. This one contains updates on the St Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, San Francisco Giants, Los More...

By Paul Raymond On Saturday, March 1st, 2008
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Inge trade talks involving the Dodgers

It looks like the Detroit Tigers may have finally found a market for third baseman Brandon Inge. The Los Angeles Dodgers recently contacted the Tigers about acquiring the third baseman but talks have not really More...

By Paul Raymond On Sunday, February 24th, 2008
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Astros Berkman already hurting.

Not even into spring training games yet and Houston Astros Lance Berkman already has an oblique strain. Good thing for the Astros is that Berkman is a switch-hitter. “I can hit righthanded,” he said. More...


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