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Astros activate McHugh from DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 5 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros activated pitcher Collin McHugh from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins.McHugh, who had been sidelined due to a torn fingernail on his throwing hand, was due to make his 15th start of the season Sunday and his first since July 6 against the Angels.Coming into Sunday's action, McHugh was 4-8 with a 3.28 ERA...

Astros place OF Springer on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed rookie outfielder George Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quad on Wednesday.Springer last played on Saturday and has missed the last two games with the quad injury and right knee discomfort.The 24-year-old, who was selected 11th overall by Houston in the 2011 amateur draft, has hit .231 with 20 home runs and 51...

Astros fail to sign No. 1 pick Aiken

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros were unable to reach an agreement with pitcher Brady Aiken, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, by Friday's signing deadline.Aiken, a 17-year-old left-hander out of San Diego's Cathedral Catholic High School, becomes only the third top overall choice in the draft's history not to sign, joining...

Rounding Third: Astros playing hardball with Aiken

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - While the rest of the baseball world was falling over themselves saying goodbye to Derek Jeter the past few days, an ugly situation was unfolding in Houston.The Astros you remember had the No. 1 overall pick in this past June's Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. They chose San Diego prep left-hander Brady Aiken, who was considered the best high-...

Astros' McHugh lands on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed pitcher Collin McHugh on the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox due to a torn fingernail on his throwing hand.McHugh sustained the injury in Sunday's outing against the Angels, during which he was forced to exit after four innings. The right-hander had originally been slated to pitch in Saturday's...

Astros place Presley on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed outfielder Alex Presley on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right oblique strain.Presley left Monday's 12-7 victory over Texas after suffering the injury while batting in the eighth inning.The 28-year-old has hit for a .252 batting average with five home runs and 13 RBI for this season.Houston recalled outfielder Robbie Grossman...

Astros activate Bass

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 11 hours ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros activated pitcher Anthony Bass from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.Bass has been on the DL since May 11 because of a right intercostal strain.Bass has a record of 1-0 with two saves and a 4.50 ERA in 15 games for the Astros this season. The 26-year-old right-hander, in his first season with Houston after an offseason trade from San Diego...

Astros place Fowler on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 day ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday due to a strained right intercostal.The move is retroactive to June 27.Fowler, 28, has missed the last four games due to the injury. In his first season with Houston, Fowler has hit .270 with six home runs and 24 RBI.The Astros also designated pitcher Jerome Williams for...

Astros designate Williams for assignment

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 day ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros have designated relief pitcher Jerome Williams for assignment following another shaky outing in Monday's 10-4 loss to Seattle.Houston, which signed Williams to a $2.1 million deal in February, now has 10 days to trade or release the right-hander.Williams was tagged for two runs on three hits and a walk in two relief innings on Monday and his...

Astros acknowledge trade leaks

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros acknowledged Monday they were victimized by hackers who accessed their servers for proprietary information, including talk about possible trades.The team's comments came after Deadspin.com published some of the leaked information in a story posted online Monday that described how the team built an online private database used by the front...