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Astros sign Kyle Farnsworth, option Paul Clemens to Triple-A

The Houston Astros have signed free agent relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth. Farnsworth was recently let go by the New York Mets, even though he had pitched fairly well. The Mets cut Farnsworth in an effort to avoid paying him a salary for the full season. Farnsworth has a 3.18 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP in 17 inning of work. He has a 10/6 K/BB ratio this season. With the Astros it could...
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemens impresses in Astros' 2-1 loss to Angels

Detecting a drop in velocity with his pitches early on, Astros rookie right-hander Paul Clemens knew he had to get creative in order to be effective Sunday afternoon. He did just that, giving the Astros seven strong innings in a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Houston, a big league-worst 51-98, is on the verge of becoming the first major league team to reach triple figures...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros blow late lead in 4-3 loss to White Sox

Paul Clemens let his manager do most of the talking after a fine performance in his first major league start. Clemens pitched six sharp innings for the Houston Astros, but the Chicago White Sox scored three times in the eighth to rally for a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night. ''It's an honor, it's a privilege,'' Clemens said of getting the opportunity to start...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros’ Reliever Forgets To Take Off Warm-Up Jacket

The Houston Astros pitching staff is having a fairly solid 48 hours. On Sunday we were treated to one of the worst balks in MLB history and on Monday night Astros’ reliever Paul Clemens forget to take his jacket off before coming into the game in the sixth inning. Jordan Lyles was the culprit on Sunday and you can see his gem of a balk HERE. Paul, on the other hand, had a gaffe...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Astros reliever forgets to take jacket off before coming in to pitch

Your browser does not support iframes.Houston Astros reliever Paul Clemens couldn't wait to pitch Monday.In fact, the right-hander was so anxious to get a crack at the Detroit Tigers lineup that he forgot to take his jacket off before coming in to pitch. The rookie was on the mound before his teammates and umpire Jim Joyce gave him a heads up about the extra clothing.Clemens...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros reliever forgets to take off jacket

Your browser does not support iframes. Houston Astros relief pitcher Paul Clemens forgot to take his jacket off before leaving the bullpen to enter Monday night's game against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning. Clemens jogged to the pitcher's mound wearing the jacket after being called to replace starter Bud Norris, who left the game due to a back injury. Astros...
Via Holdout Sports
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Astros pitcher Paul Clemens dislocates finger but gets next out

Your browser does not support iframes.We know the Astros don't have many good players, but RHP Paul Clemens was out to prove us all wrong even after dislocating the pinky on his pitching hand. In last night's game, he tried to field a bouncing ball with his right hand and it tipped just off his pinky bending in a way that pinkies are not meant to be bent. He still managed...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Ten reasons Astros fans should be excited

1. Paul Clemens and Jarred Cosart The Astros knew that Cosart had huge upside, but during spring training the organization was even more encouraged but what it saw from the 21-year-old pitcher. Clemens, 24, pitched just five innings this spring and allowed only two hits but he has the look of a front of the rotation pitcher. In fact, it's not hard to conceive Cosart and Clemens...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Clemens staying focused with first child on way

No one would blame pitcher Paul Clemens if he was lacking a little focus on the field these past few days. Clemens, acquired by the Astros from the Braves in July as part of the Michael Bourn trade, and his wife are expecting their first child any day.
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros pitcher eagerly awaiting first child

Mark Mitchell When Paul Clemens' phone rings, his heart seemingly skips a beat. The uneasiness is partially due to participating in his first spring training camp, but is compounded by the anticipation of a becoming a father. Clemens and his wife, Marlee, are expecting their first child sometime during spring training with the true status closer to "...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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