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What to Do with the Houston Astrodome?

We’ve written a bit over the years about the fate of the Astrodome. It hasn’t been used since it housed Katrina refugees in 2005.

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Luhnow Hopes For “Draft Miracles” In Houston, As He Got In St. Louis

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow is looking for playoff-caliber draft picks, like he got with the Cardinals.

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Jim Crane: Astros’ Payroll Could Reach $50-60MM In 2014

Astros owner Jim Crane had previously indicated that the club's payroll could go up in 2014 and this week said that the payroll could climb as high as $50-60MM in 2014, regardless of how their lawsuit with Houston Regional

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Astros Hire New Pitching Coach Brent Strom

Brent Strom is hired to help lead a struggling Houston pitching staff.

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Astros Decline $3M Option On Humber

Philip Humber turned a strong spring training into a job with the Houston Astros, but then went 0-8 with a 7.90 ERA in 55 innings split between the rotation and bullpen.

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Astros Make Changes To Coaching Staff

Pitching coach Doug Brocail will leave that job and become a special assistant to general manager Jeff Luhnow and the team has fired both.

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Astros Game Draws 0.0 Rating In Houston Area

With a 3rd straight 106-loss season, what else would you expect?

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Worst Place Astros Most Profitable Baseball Team Ever

The 2013 Astros have the worst record in baseball, the third-worst attendance, the lowest payroll of the century, and they are on pace to be perhaps the most profitable team in baseball history, taking in nearly $100 million after

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Astros’ Stassi Hospitalzed After Hit In Face

tassi went to the hospital and will remain there overnight for observation.

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Rangers Saved By Sac Fly, Sweep Astros

With the bases loaded and one out -- and with Houston Astros left fielder Chris Carter moved in to play first base