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Houston pitcher Bud Norris left his start against San Francisco on Tuesday with a sprained left knee.
Norris appeared to pull up after chasing a popup in foul territory by Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. Norris was unable to make the catch and met with a team trainer and manager Brad Mills before attempting a few warmup pitches. He then left the field and was taken to the Astros clubhouse.
Before leaving, Norris allowed three runs and walked three with one hit batter. He gave up a home run to Bumgarner leading off the third inning, only the seventh home run hit at home by the Giants this season.
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Brian Bixler is a baseball professional. He is not always a major league baseball professional, but he is a very valuable player for a major league team to have on the 40 man roster.
He can play just about any position on the field. He has good running speed and a dependable low-power bat.
In the last few days he has been showing his value to the Astros. In Tuesday's 6-3 loss...
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Since his infamous implosion against the Indians on May 10 (following a missed start due to, ahem, "golfgate"), Beckett has been quietly effective, holding opponents to a .227 average and flaunting a 2.21 ERA in his last five starts. Better yet, in four of these five outings, Beckett has surrendered just two runs or less. The Marlins...
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ALBANY — It’s been a busy week for the Remillard brothers.
The La Salle Insitute graduates and Albany Dutchmen starters have been at the center of a whirlwind, as younger brother Zach was selected by the Houston Astros in the 38th round of the MLB draft on the same day as the Dutchmen’s season opener.
While the rest of the world has been moving...