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Sports Monday: How Can the Astros Compete with New AL Powerhouses?

Posted on · This past Thursday was trade deadline day in Major League Baseball – there was a dizzying array of major trades which, among other things, appear to have reinforced a long-developing changing of the guard in the American League, as two teams the Houston Astros will see a lot of in the coming seasons have risen […]

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Sports Monday: Astros’ Players Upset About Prospect’s Promotion

Posted on · Some Houston Astros’ players were upset recently by the promotion of pitching prospect Mark Appel to Class AA Corpus Christi and subsequent bullpen session at Minute Maid Park. We discuss that, the Astros’ recent slump and the beginning of Houston Texans’ camp with CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower.