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  1. White Sox, Astros and Yankees add high-priced bullpen pieces

    Jerry Crasnick

    The White Sox, Astros and Yankees added some high-priced bullpen arms. Will their moves pay off?

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  2. Jed Lowrie reaches agreement with Houston Astros on three-year co...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Houston Astros have reached agreement on a three-year contract with infielder Jed Lowrie, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  3. MLB - Royals turn to Ventura in Game 2

    Jerry Crasnick

    Royals rookie Yordano Ventura looked up to Pedro Martinez as a kid, but now he must tap into some Pedro World Series magic, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  4. Houston Astros' Jose Altuve has a real zest for the game

    Jerry Crasnick

    While the Astros continue to be miles away from being a contender, their best and most uplifting story is a tiny second baseman who has a flair for collecting hits.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  5. Jon Singleton signs long-term deal with Houston Astros

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Houston Astros have reached agreement on a five-year, $10 million guaranteed contract with first-base prospect Jon Singleton and are promoting him to the big league club from Triple-A Oklahoma City, the team announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  6. O will determine how high Royals rebound

    Jerry Crasnick

    Nothing resonates with the modern-day baseball fan like a good prospect vigil. George Springer was all the rage before the Houston Astros took the plunge and summoned him from Triple-A Oklahoma City in mid-April. Pittsburgh's Gregory Polanco is still...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  7. Astros' future could be bright

    Jerry Crasnick

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Outfielder Dexter Fowler has joined the Houston Astros, starting pitcher Scott Feldman signed a $30 million contract in December and relievers Chad Qualls, Matt Albers and Jesse Crain add experience and depth to a bullpen that ranked...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. Ryan fitting in nicely with Astros

    Jerry Crasnick

    PALM CITY, Fla. -- Nolan Ryan is 23 years removed from his seventh career no-hitter, and it has been 18 years since he pitched his pain reliever of choice in a television commercial. But he still has enough cachet to make news in Texas' two most prom...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  9. MLB - Craig Biggio Mike Piazza Jeff Bagwell in Hall of Fame limbo...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The numbers all but shout that Craig Biggio, Mike Piazza and Jeff Bagwell ought to be in the Hall of Fame. But the whispers tell a different story.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2014
  10. Futures Gamers Carlos Correa and Byron Buxton will always be link...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Futures Gamers Carlos Correa and Byron Buxton tied together by 2012 draft.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2013
  11. MLB draft -- Day 1 observations

    Jerry Crasnick

    Here are some assorted snippets, vignettes and other observations from the 2013 first-year player draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  12. MLB draft mystery where are the redheads

    Jerry Crasnick

    This could be a red-letter draft! Two top prospects have a baseball rarity going for them. Yep. Red hair. So why aren't there more "gingers" in baseball?

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  13. Draft-eligible players and how scouts percieve their shortcomings...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Baseball's talent evaluators do their best to make scouting a science. But sometimes, an up-close-and-personal look trumps all.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  14. Astros' Carlos Pena acting like 'big brother'

    Jerry Crasnick

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- The Houston Astros don't have a lot of money or name recognition on their roster, but they're awash in youthful exuberance. Of the 53 players still in major league camp, only four -- Carlos Pena, Rick Ankiel, Phil Humber and Jose V...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  15. Jonathan Singleton, prospect of Houston Astros, suspended 50 game...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Houston Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton suspended 50 games for violating minor league baseball's drug policy.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  16. Brad Lidge undecided if he wants to pitch for another team this s...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Veteran reliever Brad Lidge, released by the Washington Nationals earlier this week, said he has yet to decide if he will try to come back and pitch for another team in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012