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Cosart is apparently a Marlin.

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — More to follow, but the haul should be significant... Update: Jarred Cosart and Kik√© Hernandez to the Marlins for Colin Moran, Jake Marisnick and a competitive balance draft pick. Not sure how I...
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Qualls apparently staying put

Astros County (Astros County) — And Jon Heyman is reporting that the Astros are telling teams Chad Qualls is off the market. http://cbsprt.co/1txZutg
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Astros busy on Cosart

Astros County (Astros County) — Ken Rosenthal is tweeting ( https://twitter.com/ken_rosenthal/status/494858515308367872 ) that the Astros have been "very very busy" with calls regarding Jarred Cosart, but have taken Dallas...
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Worst. Trade. Deadline. Ever.

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — With just over 12 hours to go until the trade deadline, all is quiet.  Nothing is stirring, not even a mouse.  The website mlbtraderumors.com has not mentioned the Astros outside the...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G108: Astros v. Athletics

Astros County (Cockroach) — Jason Hammel (0-3, 7.11) vs Dallas Keuchel (9-7, 3.11) Glass half empty: The Astros were one out away from sweeping the top team in MLB. Glass half full: The Astros were one out away...
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Wednesday Lunchtime Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Promote your #brand and #dominate your watercooler by lording this knowledge over your officemates and loved ones. *George Springer took BP as he works to return from a left quad...
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PreStros Morning Report: July 29

Astros County (Astros County) — TL;DR *Astros domestic affiliates go 4-3 *Domingo Santana had a perfect day at the plate as OKC beats Round Rock *Kyle Weiland gave up back-to-back-to-back homers in the 9th in a Corpus loss...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G107: Astros v. Athletics

Astros County (Cockroach) — Jeff Samardzija (2-1, 2.70) vs Scott Feldman (4-8, 4.60) Well, ain't that a thing. Three outs away from winning. Three outs from going up 2-0 in this series against the best team in baseball....
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Jose Altuve's hits, in context

Astros County (Astros County) — At the risk of jinxing what a great season Jose Altuve is having, let's try to put his 2014 season in context: *149 hits in 103 games (1.45 hits/game) *46 multi-hit games *18 3-hit games *2 4-hit...
  • 2 days ago

Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — *With the Trade Deadline coming up on Thursday, we find from Adam Kilgore that the Nationals have interest in the Astros' relievers, specifically Tony Sipp. The Astros had scouts in Single-A...
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PreStros Morning Report: July 28

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Neither the Constable nor I have been around much lately.  He has this whole "interstate moving" thing going on, as well as a "career change exam" that he needs to pass.  I am slapping...
  • 2 days ago

From the Office of the County Clerk - G106: Astros v. Athletics

Astros County (Cockroach) — Jesse Chavez (8-6, 3.14) vs Brett Oberholtzer (2-7, 4.32) The Astros scored five runs in a weekend sweep by the Marlins. Then they welcomed the MLB-best Oakland A's to town. So of course...
  • 2 days ago

Shut Up MLBPA

Astros County ((Not Hank) Aaron) — You might have heard that the MLBPA is filing a grievance against the Astros for the Aiken/Nix situation. My response to the MLBPA is, simply, shut up. You made this mess. In the 2012 CBA, you...
  • 3 days ago
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On the Hall of Fame Voting Changes

Astros County ((Not Hank) Aaron) — The Hall of Fame announced this weekend that they were making a very significant change to the voting process. The Hall has decided to drop the 15 years eligibility to 10, with only Mattingly,...
  • 3 days ago
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Oh You Have To Be Kidding Me, or, The Day A Bullpen Session Got TheChronicle All Whipped Up Into A Tizzy

Astros County (Astros County) — I slept on it. I wanted to see if my perspective had changed with six hours of sleep. (Any more than that and I lose my #edge which hurts my #brand). It didn't. So let's start with What We Know. ...
  • 3 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G105: Astros v. Marlins

Astros County (Cockroach) — Jacob Turner (3-6, 6.03) vs Collin McHugh (4-8, 3.28) Collin McHugh returned from the disabled list to make his first start for the Astros since July 6. For 5.2 innings, he pitched very well...
  • 4 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G 104: Astros versus Marlins

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Tom Koehler (6-7, 3.85) versus Jarred Cosart (9-6, 4.23) It seems that Jarred Cosart has a fairly miserable record in the early innings this year, but a single 7ER in one-third would...
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From the Office of the County Clerk: G 103 - Astros versus Marlins

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Brad Hand (1-2, 4.86) v. Dallas Keuchel (9-6, 3.29) The Astros, by virtue of missing three Centre Fielders (two of whom are amongst their best players offensively) have received...
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Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Here's what's going on as we head into the weekend... *Dallas Keuchel tossed a baseball to a heckler with a special message. Click here for the original tweet. *The Astros look as though ...
  • 6 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G 102: Astros at Athletics

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Scott Feldman (4-7, 4.30) versus Jeff Samardzija (3-8, 2.91) a.k.a. battle of the "Aces".  The quotation marks are for Scott Feldman's benefit. When this series opened, I was...
  • 6 days ago
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