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The NBA is stepping up on CSN Houston

Astros County (Astros County) — Here's Reid Laymance conveying some information regarding CSN Houston: Adam Silver on CSN Houston: "we're studying it closely and working with Tad (Brown) and hoping to work toward a...
  • New: 2 hr 24 min ago

Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Here's what you need to know around the water cooler* this morning - Jim Callis called the Astros "the most secretive team" he's ever encountered as far as tipping their draft checks go. He also...
  • New: 3 hr 36 min ago

Fascinating look at MLB fans by zip code

Astros County (Astros County) — The NY Times has an interactive map showing MLB loyalty by zip code, as determined by Facebook. Not even going to pull anything from it - just click it, and help me plan how to raid south...
  • New: 5 hr 20 min ago

Is Mark Appel injured?

Astros County (Astros County) — Last night at Inland Empire, Lancaster pitcher and 2013 1-1 pick Mark Appel didn't make it out of the 3rd inning. There was a member of Baseball Prospectus' scouting team - @Rontrarian - at...
  • New: 7 hr 44 min ago

PreStros Morning Report: April 23

Astros County (Astros County) — TL;DR *Astros affiliates go 1-2 on the day. *Ross Seaton promoted from Corpus to OKC. *Luis Cruz allowed 4H/1ER in 6IP but the Hooks are held to five hits in a loss to Midland. *Mark Appel...
  • New: 7 hr 53 min ago

From the Office of the County Clerk - G22: Astros @ Mariners

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Jarred Cosart (1-2, 7.36) vrs Chris Young (0-0, 3.27) Both Mr Cosart and Mr Young were coming off short outings in their last starts - 1/3 of an inning and 3 innings respectively.  And...
  • New: 9 hr 57 min ago

Jury deliberating Backe case

Astros County (Astros County) — A jury is in its second day of deliberations in the Brandon Backe's lawsuit against Galveston police. We took a look at the whole incident earlier this month , if you want to catch up. Or you...
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We should maybe pay attention to Gonzalo Sanudo right now

Astros County (The Batguy) — Who? Gonzalo Sanudo. Sanudo came to the organization in March of last year from the Twins in what was, at the time, an exchange of low-level, non-descript minor leaguers. The Astros gave up Mike...
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Admiring Collin McHugh

Astros County ((Not Hank) Aaron) — Collin McHugh pitched a masterpiece last night. Collin McHugh is 27 years old, and moved his career record to 1-8, lowering his career ERA to 7.83 in the process. Astros fans would be foolish to...
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PreStros Morning Report: April 22

Astros County (Astros County) — Late start this morning, seeing as how that's two after-midnight games in a row (and my daughter woke up about ten minutes after last night's game ended). So let's get this on: TL;DR *Astros...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G21: Astros @ Mariners

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Collin McHugh (0-0, 0.00; Career: 0-8, 5.86) v Erasmo Ramirez (1-2, 7.50) Boom Boom!!  The Astros dip into their lucky-pitcher-grab-bag and draw a winner.  Collin McHugh, blogger...
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Preview of G21: Astros @ Mariners

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros will ride a W1 into a game for the first time since April 13 to face the 7-12 Mariners. The Astros won 7-2 last night, which not only tied a season-high in runs scored but also set a...
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Here's what you need to know while we try not to doze off at work from staying up until midnight last night celebrating (quietly) the win over Seattle. *Jim Crane would like a resolution to CSN...
  • 2 days ago

The One Where Ken Hoffman Spouts Nonsense

Astros County (Astros County) — The Chronicle's Ken Hoffman has a silly notes column on a wide range of topics - from losing his driver's license to a joke about CNN - he touches briefly on the plight of the Astros and Bo...
  • 2 days ago

PreStros Morning Report: April 21

Astros County (Astros County) — TL;DR *Astros affiliates go 2-2 on the day. Organization Record: 40-31 *Memphis surges late against Zeid and Stoffel for a 7-4 win over OKC. *Brady Rodgers dealt, and Preston Tucker hit a...
  • 2 days ago

DDJ is Famous, Worldwide

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Delino DeShields Jr is famous, even in the Southern Hemisphere . As an aside (and I have posted a heap of unmitigated crap already today), I used to play cricket, the Australasian analogue of...
  • 2 days ago

From the Office of the County Clerk - G20: Astros @ Mariners

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Dallas Keuchel (1-1, 3.50) versus Felix Hernandez (3-0, 1.91) My first game recap, and it's a doozy.  The Astros add the scalp of King Felix to their the list of No 1 starters they have beat...
  • 2 days ago

By Way of Introduction

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Everyone, Now that the Green Card has been checked, the hourly rate decided, and the numbers of the Cayman Island account exchanged, I thought that I would briefly introduce myself.  Note...
  • 2 days ago

Bad News: Feldman to DL

Astros County (Astros County) — Scott Feldman is headed to the 15-Day Disabled List with biceps tendonitis and Collin McHugh will be promoted from OKC to take his spot in the rotation, starting tomorrow night at Seattle. ...
  • 2 days ago

Monday Lunchtime Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Here are a few items of interest as you get ready to eat your anger and drink a cup of your own tears: *Dexter Fowler has been working with Barry Bonds over the last few months. On what? "It's...
  • 3 days ago