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  1. Astros prospect done for 2014?

    AJ Mass

    The youth movement of the Houston Astros has already brought George Springer and Jon Singleton to the major league roster this season, but the progress of the team's No. 1 prospect, shortstop Carlos Correa, appears to have hit a major setback on Satu...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  2. Chicago Cubs hope youth pitch helps land Masahiro Tanaka

    New manager Rick Renteria, part of a contingent of Chicago Cubs personnel who met with Masahiro Tanaka last week in Los Angeles, said Thursday he hopes their youth movement pitch will help sell the prized Japanese pitcher to sign with the team.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  3. Blackley continues meteoric three weeks

    Gregg Bell

    SEATTLE -- It only seems like Travis Blackley has come from nowhere into this Texas Rangers' pennant race. Close. He came from the Houston Astros. Three weeks after last-place Houston designated him for assignment because it went with youth i...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. New York Yankees stand pat, could look toward prospects

    Andrew Marchand

    With the New York Yankees failing to make any trades before Sunday's deadline, the team may look to their youth to propel them down the stretch.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  5. Los Angeles Dodgers should hand keys to the kids

    Tony Jackson

    With a season on the brink, it's time for the Dodgers to think about youth.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2011
  6. Houston Astros sold to Houston businessman Jim Crane for $680M

    Jim Crane learned persistence playing baseball in his youth.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  7. Orioles going down same road as Astros

    Austin Swafford

    Finding the balance between experience and youth can be a tricky line to walk in sports. A winning formula in baseball is often found in those teams that manage to have veteran experience in the right places and youthful energy in others. You don't w...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  8. Wright returns, youth sits

    Adam Rubin

    David Wright returns to the lineup a day after leaving in the 12th inning Wednesday experiencing nausea and lightheadedness. Rod Barajas also is in the lineup Thursday as the pennant push continues, Josh Thole and Ruben Tejada sit and Fernando Martin...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  9. Youth-veteran tug-of-war continues

    Adam Rubin

    Even if the Mets go on to sweep this road trip at Houston and Pittsburgh, which is no sure thing considering they have yet to win a road series against a National League opponent this season, the Mets might barely make a dent in the division or wild-...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  10. Jason Michaels' pinch-hit grand slam in 7th gives Astros 5th stra...

    Pinch-hitter Jason Michaels connected for a grand slam in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Sunday to complete the three-game sweep.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 01, 2010
  11. The MLB draft offers more evidence that teams are targeting quick...

    Buster Olney

    The draft is always a youth movement of sorts, as teams add young talent to their systems. But Buster Olney writes that some teams also clearly view the draft as a chance to make their big league roster better, and soon.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  12. MLB -- Spring Training -- Your daily rundown of position battle u...

    Jason Catania, Charles Curtis and Doug Mittler

    In the daily look at position battles: the Dodgers' second base gig is still up for grabs, the Phillies choose experience over youth, the Twins like Liriano, and more.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  13. Roger Clemens not involved with Houston Astros spring training

    Astros owner Drayton McLane clarified recent reports about Roger Clemens' involvement with the team and said it was not likely they would begin negotiations with Andy Pettitte.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2009
  14. Atlanta at Houston 7:30 pm EDT

    Atlanta at Houston 7:30 pm EDT

    Preview | October 08, 2005
  15. Clemens putting Cooperstown on hold

    Jerry Crasnick

    Roger Clemens is better than ever, impressing even the Hall of Famers he'll someday join in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2005
  16. Will Clark deserves place in Cooperstown

    Rob Neyer

    There were a lot of players from the 1970s and '80s on the all-time underrated team.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2005