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On March 31st, the Houston Astros hosted their first game as a member of the American League and defeated the in-state rival Texas Rangers 8-2.  The house was packed, a rarity for an Astros team on the mend, and Bud Norris got the victory as the highest-paid player on the team with the lowest payroll in the majors this season.  In fact, as a team, the Astros will make less than the currently-disabled Alex Rodriguez.  However, tonight’s Astros squad of cast-offs and unprovens, plus Jose Altuve, played like they actually belonged in MLB and allowed their fan base to celebrate, if only for one night. While this is but the first game in a 162-game marathon for the two clubs and rash judgment is not usually needed this early in the season, our intrepid reporters at World Series Dreaming have learned that the Rangers have petitioned Major League Baseball to expel the Astros from the American League effective immediately.  The Rangers’ CEO, Nolan Ryan, had this to say about his former team...
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