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The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team located in Houston, Texas. They are a member of the Central Division of the National League. Since , they have played their home games at Minute Maid Park, formerly known as Enron Field. Their current majority owner is Drayton McLane, Jr. The Houston-based fruit juice manufacturer Minute Maid, after whom the Astros' stadium is named, holds a minority stake in the team. - Source: Wikipedia
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Hall of Fame third basemen George Brett and Mike Schmidt are both undecided if they'll attend this summer's induction ceremonies at Cooperstown.
Josh Hamilton was booed his last game at Rangers Ballpark and that's when he was still playing for Texas.
The celebrated right-hander from Japan struck out 14 and appeared to be in complete control before Marwin Gonzalez smacked the first pitch up the middle with two outs in the ninth.
One day after manager Davey Johnson worried that Henry Rodriguez was dealing with some inflammation in his right elbow, Rodriguez traveled with the Washington Nationals to Kissimmee and was scheduled to face the Houston Astros on Monday.
Houston Astros manager Bo Porter refuses to call it rebuilding, but whatever it is, they're at the ground floor on it.
Bud Norris is all set to throw the first pitch of the 2013 major league season.
Still young enough that this is just his fourth spring training, Storen finally has made the important distinction between what he's trying to do and what the results mean.
Strasburg is the unquestioned ace of a Nationals staff filled with talent, but Davey Johnson was reluctant to make it official with still more than two weeks to go before Opening Day because of how well-known it already seemed to be.
Fresh from pitching against solid Atlanta hitters, Jake Westbrook faced a far trickier test: Guess how much fans paid for box seats to watch the exhibition game.
How quickly we forget the spring training sensation is just 22 years old with 133 professional at-bats to his credit, thanks to last season's serious ankle injury.
The last save will be the toughest of them all for Mariano Rivera.
Caution over rules for the World Baseball Classic limited Gio Gonzalez to 42 pitches Thursday afternoon in his final Washington Nationals start before joining Team USA.
Soriano's first outing progressed with the same efficiency that prompted the Nationals to hand him a two-year, $28 million contract to bolster the back end of an already-strong bullpen.