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Astros Injury Update: Jesse Crain likely out for season

The Houston Astros enter a weekend series against the Oakland A's with a 61-79 record, fourth in the American League West. Although the Astros have won 10 more games than all of last year, they are still struggling on the mound, ranked 26th in the Major Leagues in ERA. One key loss was reliever Jesse Crain, who has been out all season and most likely will not pitch at all this...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Jesse Crain throwing, expects to return in May

The Houston Astros' Jesse Crain has had setbacks in his attempt to return to the Major Leagues following surgery on his right shoulder back in October. He missed all of Spring Training with a strained calf. His recovery is progressing, and as The Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich reports, he has the goal of joining the Astros' bullpen in early May.Drellich says that Crain has already...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Jesse Crain has progressed to agility drills

The Houston Astros entered the off season looking to improve in virtually every area following a dismal 51-111 record last season.  Among the signings that figured to bolster their bullpen was the signing of Jesse Crain to a one-year contract. Crain, who expected to miss the start of the season while recuperating from surgery to his biceps tendon performed in October, injured...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Jesse Crain should begin throwing by February 5

It is not often that a contending team trades for a pitcher on the disabled list without knowing if said pitcher will return to action down the stretch, but that is exactly what the Tampa Bay Rays did when they acquired reliever Jesse Crain from the White Sox just before the July 31 trade deadline last year. Crain never did pitch for the Rays, and during this offseason, he signed...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Add Reliever Jesse Crain To Bullpen Mix

In a move that could wind up being a pretty wise decision by G.M. Jeff Luhnow, the Houston Astros agreed with reliever Jesse Crain on a one-year deal. The news came through yesterday, December 31st, and financial terms of the agreement have not yet been released. After getting off to a tremendous start in 2013, the 32-year old Crain experienced shoulder issues before ultimately requiring...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros agree to deal with All-Star reliever Crain

All-Star free-agent reliever Jesse Crain has agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Astros. Financial terms were not released. Crain made the All-Star team last season with a 0.74 ERA in 37 appearances for the White Sox. He had a streak of 29 straight appearances without allowing a run from April 17 to June 22. Crain was traded to Tampa Bay on July 29, but didn't appear in...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros sign Jesse Crain

Right-handed pitcher Jesse Crain, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Astros. Crain, 32, was having a career-year with the White Sox when shoulder problems disrupted him in late June. At the time, he had a 0.74 ERA and 46 strikeouts in 37 innings. He was later traded to the Tampa Bay Rays while on the disabled list, but Crain never pitched again in 2013. Houston’s...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Are Sox Looking To Add Another Arm In Crain?

(John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports)Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe hinted that free-agent reliever Jesse Crain might be an interesting option for the Red Sox. Last year, Crain pitched just 38 innings for The Pale Hose, but posted a 0.74 ERA—making the All-Star team in the process. Over his 10-year MLB career, the Toronto native is 45-30 with a 3.05 ERA. He has given up just 449 hits...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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