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Acccording to and Peter Gammons, it appears as if Bud Selig and Jim Crane have reached some sort of agreement. The Astros sale will be approved at the November ownership meetings and the Astros will move into the AL West at the beginning of the 2013 season. Welcome to modern journalism. The extent of the report is here. So, if we want to add all of this up, essentially is basing their report off of 140 characters or less from Peter Gammons. That being said, Gammons is usually a credible source, so we’ll go with it. However, if something is wrong you know I’m simply passing on the news to you, as flimsy as it may be. Crane’s First Job Jim Crane’s first job as new owner will be to convince an angry and apathetic fan base that a move to the American League can be a good thing. Houston has been a National League city since 1921 when it first became a Cardinals affiliate. So, Crane has a credibility issue from the get go. Thinking fans k...

Bud Norris Calls Out Brian Wilson for Stupid Taco Bell Commerical

Houston Astros pitcher Bud Norris, who has reason enough to dislike Brian Wilson's antics (his team sucks and Wilson pitches for an NL rival who totally won the World Series last season) has called out the San Francisco Giants closer on Twitter. Norris made it clear in English and Spanish that he has nothing against B-Weezy or whatever he calls himself these days, but that...

Astros to play at Class AA affiliate Corpus Christi

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Brocail will stay on as Astros pitching coach

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Gammons: Astros moving to AL

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Brocail back as Astros' pitching coach

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The Astros could be heading to the American League

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Astros unveil 2012 Spring Training schedule

The Astros on Wednesday unveiled their 2012 Spring Training schedule, which includes 15 home dates at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Fla.

Astros to face Double-A affiliate in exhibition

The Astros will play an exhibition game April 2 against their Double-A affiliate in Corpus Christi, Texas, the club announced Wednesday.

Astros re-sign coaches Brocail and Barnett

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Houston Expected to Move to the American League

We’ve heard the rumors for awhile now that Major League Baseball could be set for realignment, and that Houston could play a big part in that.  Peter Gammons is reporting that Houston’s ownership change is expected to go through in mid-November, and that it is expected to include a move to the American League. Earlier today we heard that Theo Epstein had accepted a deal with...

Chaos in the NL Central

As if the division didn’t already have enough attention with the Brewers and Cardinals playing in the NLCS, there’s even more NL Central news today: The Astros are on the verge of being sold, and Peter Gammons says that if the sale goes through they will be moving to the American League West. Wow. Such a move probably wouldn’t take place until 2013, since the 2012 schedules...
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