Found June 30, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Houston first baseman Carlos Lee reportedly has told the Astros he would not to waive his partial no-trade clause Saturday to allow a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lee said he was told by Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow the Dodgers have made an offer for him, according to and Fox Sports. However, Lee was reluctant to take the deal because he has roots in Texas, including a successful cattle ranch. "I met with Jeff this morning and he told me what's going on and let's see what happens," Lee told prior to Saturday's game at the Chicago Cubs. "I just told Jeff I want to see my options. I just want to wait and see what my options are." Details of the proposed trade were not revealed, though the Dodgers appear to be seeking offensive help. They have lost 10 of their last 11 games -- including three consecutive shutouts to the rival San Francisco Giants -- and they fallen from a 7 1/2-game first place to a half-game behind the G...

Astros' Lee still mulling over potential trade

CHICAGO (AP) -- Houston Astros first baseman Carlos Lee remains undecided on whether he will accept a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lee says he doesn't know when a decision will be finalized. After Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Cubs, Lee said he would talk it over with his wife and "probably" have a decision by Sunday. The veteran slugger, who is in the final...

Carlos Lee, Jed Lowrie Could Help Solve Dodgers' Offensive Problems

It's no secret that the Dodgers are in the market for a hitter. Los Angeles ranks 22nd in the majors in runs scored and has been shut out in four of its last five games, including all three in a sweep by the Giants at AT&T Park earlier this week. That was enough to drop the Dodgers out of first place in the National League West for the first time since April 10. Now, with...

How should the Astros handle Carlos Lee?

Most people considered Major League to be a comedy, but I considered it to be a documentary. When you have people you want to get rid of you have to know how to do it. Sometimes, people aren’t given the great gift of self-awareness and Carlos Lee is one of those people. The Astros have reportedly consummated two trades this season involving Lee and yet he still won’t...

Norris' performance makes Astros' loss a little easier to take

As the Houston Astros' chances of pulling any sort of upset in the standings fade in the midsummer, the biggest takeaway often isn't the result. For Bud Norris in a 4-0 loss to the Cubs on Friday, that was probably the case. Not only was he healthy after missing more than two trips through the rotation because of a sprained knee and hip flexor pain, he wanted more than...

Dodgers About To Dodge A Bullet, Carlos Lee Trade In Jeopardy

It's looking more and more likely that Carlos Lee is going to veto the pending trade that would have sent the former All-Star to the Dodgers, in exchange for Garrett Gould and cash. Astros beat writer Brian McTaggart updates us this morning saying, Carlos Lee hasn't made a decision yet, but he's in the Astros lineup today. The general consensus is Lee is going to...

Dodgers discussing adding hitter

The Dodgers reportedly are looking into adding a hitter. There have been a few names mentioned in connection with trade rumors.

Kid at Astros Game Catches Foul a Popcorn Bucket

We've seen gloves, hands, and hats. Beers and while holding babies. We've even seen non-catches because fans are on their phones. 1st foul ball in a popcorn bucket? Yes, it was a Houston Astros... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Carlos Lee on the way to the Los Angeles Dodgers?

According to multiple sources, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed in principle on a trade that would send Carlos Lee to the Dodgers in exchange for a pair of pitching prospects. Those reports aren’t exact on the prospects returning to the Astros, but reported that A ball prospect Garrett Gould was pulled from his start last night...

Kid attending Padres-Astros game snags foul ball with popcorn bucket (video)

A young man sitting in the stands munching on some popcorn utilized the container that held his buttery and salty snack to snag a foul ball hit in his direction during the 8th inning of the San Diego Padres-Houston Astros tilt at Minute Maid Park on Thursday night. Your browser does not support iframes. Nicely [...]

Dave Clark: Third Base Coach Cup Check

Baseball comedy or baseball horrow show? Houston Astros third base coach, Dave Clark, took a throw to the groin by the Padres rightfielder last night.  Chris Denorfia made the offending throw, and Chase Headley failed to block the ball at third base.  Clark, uh, took it like a man? It’s not really where he got hit, it’s his dramatic reaction.  The good news is that moments...

Fan uses popcorn bucket to catch foul ball (Video)

A young fan used a popcorn bucket to catch a foul ball behind home plate during Thursday night's game at Minute Maid Park with the Houston Astros hosting the San Diego Padres. Your browser does not support iframes. The ball came off the bat of Astros batter Jordan Schafer in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the bucket was positioned in the perfect spot, blocking an...

Young Astros fan catches foul ball in popcorn bucket (Video)

During Thursday's game between the Houston Astros and the San Diego Chargers, a foul ball hit by Houston's Jed Lowrie landed in foul territory behind home plate. Keep an eye on the kid in blue as he makes the play by raising his popcorn bucket to catch the ball: Your browser does not support iframes.
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