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Astros call up top prospect Alex Bregman after rout of Angels (Big League Stew)

You could argue that the Houston Astros won twice on Sunday. The first win came during a 13-3 rout over the Los Angeles Angels. The second came hours later, when the team announced top prospect Alex Bregman would make his major-league debut Monday. [read full article]

Posted Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:02:39 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

Ten players who should bounce back in the second half (Big League Stew)

Things were much simpler in March. New Boston Red Sox ace David Price looked poised to contend for the American League Cy Young, but only if Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel would give up the crown. In the National League, Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Andrew McCutchen looked like an excellent MVP choice and Giancarlo Stanton was going to take the Miami Marlins back to the playoffs. [read full article]

Posted Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:37:50 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

Relievers in outfield: Could Maddon Medley occur more often? (The Associated Press)

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Mark Melancon thought back to 2010 or '11, when he was with the Houston Astros. [read full article]

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:24:51 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

White Sox first to turn trio of triple plays in same season since 1979 (Big League Stew)

In a span of 86 games, the White Sox have turned not one, not two, but three triple plays, with the latest coming during Friday’s wild 11-8 loss to the Atlanta Braves. It all started on April 22, when Chicago turned the craziest triple plays we’ve seen in a long time against the Texas Rangers. Then, on May 18, they did it again against the Houston Astros, though that time in a more traditional manner. [read full article]

Posted Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:08:11 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

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