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  1. Will the last-place Rays shop David Price?

    Doug Mittler

    A quick look at the standings shows that only the Houston Astros are keeping the Tampa Bay Rays from having the worst record in the American League. The Rays (16-22) are last in the AL East, and their problems stem from injuries to starting pitche...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. Orioles eye a backup catcher

    Doug Mittler

    The Baltimore Orioles are in the market for a backup catcher after Matt Wieters landed on the disabled list, and their target could be the Houston Astros. Roch Kubatko of says Orioles VP Dan Duquette spoke with Astros GM Jeff Luhnow...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. Will Astros stick with Harrell?

    Doug Mittler

    Lucas Harrell, like many of his Houston Astros teammates, struggled through the 2013 season. The righthander lost 17 games with a 5.86 ERA, but pitched well enough in spring training to earn one of the final two rotation berths. But Harrell did l...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  4. Different deadline plan in Houston

    Doug Mittler

    The Houston Astros have served as proverbial punching bags the last three seasons, first in the National League Central and then in the American League West. The Astros are still not close to contention, but GM Jeff Luhnow at least hopes that the st...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Astros seek a first baseman?

    Doug Mittler

    The Houston Astros are among the teams calling around in search of a first baseman, tweets's Jayson Stark. Stark says the Astros are have inquired about Mike Carp, John Mayberry Jr and Tyler Moore, but calls them "unlikely fits." Earlie...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  6. Astros eye move to Cactus League?

    Doug Mittler

    The Houston Astros' efforts to move their spring training facility to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida took another hit this week when the Palm Beach Gardens city council voted to end all work on the site the Astros hoped to share with the Toronto Blue Ja...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  7. Ultimate Standings 2012 - No. 90 - Houston Astros

    Doug Mittler

    This is ESPN The Magazine's 2012 Franchise Rankings entry for the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  8. MLB: Status updates and picks for all the top spring training pos...

    Doug Mittler

    In this, Doug Mittler takes a close look at all the top position battles across the National League. Spring training will sort them out, but we also have some early hunches on who might win each.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  9. New MLB playoff format lowers the bar

    Doug Mittler

    At this week's owners meetings, Bug Selig indicated he would like to move ahead with expanding the playoffs. The commissioner should study the last few seasons before making that decision, because there would surely be some unintended consequences.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  10. Ultimate Standings 2010 - No. 88 - Houston Astros

    Doug Mittler

    This is ESPN The Magazine's 2010 Franchise Rankings entry for the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010