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Bucks hits homerun, Astros fall to Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Heyward appears to be regaining his power stroke, and that's good news for the Braves. Homering for the second time in three games, Heyward hit a grand slam in the first inning off Wandy Rodriguez as Atlanta beat the Houston Astros 9-5 on Friday night. Heyward, runner-up for NL Rookie of the Year in 2010, struggled last season. Bothered by a sore...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros sign 2 to minor league deals

The Houston Astros have agreed to minor league contracts with outfielder Travis Buck and outfielder-first baseman Nick Stavinoha, and both have been given non-roster invites to spring training. General Manager Ed Wade announced the moves in a release Wednesday night. The 27-year-old Buck spent last season with the Cleveland Indians. He hit .228 (34 for 149) in 50 games with two...
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November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

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