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  1. Astros roundly booed, with early exits

    Jake Peavy pitched five scoreless innings, Mark Loretta had a three-run double and the San Diego Padres spoiled Garner's debut with a 5-1 win over host Houston on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 16, 2004
  2. NL MVP race not a walk in the park

    Jerry Crasnick

    Barry Bonds and Scott Rolen present an intriguing MVP debate. Plus, notes on Jimy Williams and more.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2004
  3. Mired in tailspin, Astros fire Williams

    The struggling Astros fired manager Jimy Williams on Wednesday, replacing him with Phil Garner.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2004
  4. Garner good fit for veteran Astros

    Tony Gwynn

    Phil Garner's lunch-pail work ethic should blend well with the veteran-dominated Astros.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2004
  5. Changes expected: Manager, staff on hot seat

    Astros owner Drayton McLane and general manager Gerry Hunsicker will hold a front-office meeting Wednesday to discuss the status of manager Jimy Williams and his coaching staff, ESPN's Peter Gammons reports.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2004
  6. Mission (out of) control

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jimy Williams appears headed for the unemployment line with the Astros underachieving in the NL Central.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2004
  7. Astros -- and star acquisitions -- flounder in first half

    Speculation about Williams' job security intensified Monday, a day after the Astros lost their sixth game in eight days to finish the first half of the season in fifth place in the NL Central.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2004
  8. The final piece of the puzzles

    Buster Olney

    The top 10 biggest holes to fill among contending teams include getting some insurance for Houston's Brad Lidge.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2004
  9. Beltran loves idea of chasing pennant

    Carlos Beltran had played just two games during his rookie season when then-Boston manager Jimy Williams was asked about the young outfielder his team was facing.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2004
  10. Changes could be coming

    Sean McAdam

    Houston's high expectations have Jimy Williams sweating, but he's not the only skipper in trouble.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2004
  11. Astros give Williams his 900th win

    Jeff Kent drove in three runs to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-0 victory over the Anaheim Angels on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 18, 2004
  12. Bullpen holds out -- barely

    Houston 5, Milwaukee 4

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 13, 2004
  13. Griffey's double breaks slump, sparks rally

    Ken Griffey Jr.'s slump-breaking double keyed a five-run rally in the seventh inning, and the Reds rallied to beat the Astros 7-4 on Friday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 21, 2004
  14. Williams was ejected Saturday

    Houston manager Jimy Williams was suspended for one game and fined Friday after a tirade against umpires during a game in Atlanta last weekend.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2004
  15. Astros' assignment goes to Oswalt

    "Our opening day pitcher is Roy Oswalt," Astros manager Jimy Williams announced Sunday before pitchers and catchers began their first drills of the spring.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2004
  16. Williams sets pitchers before spring training

    Tim Redding was picked Thursday to become Houston's No. 5 starter, joining a stellar rotation that includes Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Roy Oswalt and Wade Miller.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2004