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Holy Crap, Rick Ankiel

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New plan: Instead of making Rick Ankiel choose between pitcher and outfielder, we let him do both at the same time.

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Today: The Only Time We Get To Care About The Houston Astros All Year

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The sale of the Houston Astros to Houston businessman Jim Crane from technological monster Drayon McLane is official, and after the 2012 baseball season wraps up the 50-year strong National League squad will pack their their things, wait a moment, then unpack them in the same spot as an American League West stalwart.

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The Dugout: An Entire Big Thing Of Dope

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The key words here are "and other devices".

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Everything’s Darker in Texas

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Today (June 21) is the first official day of summer, and the Texas Rangers are commemorating that in the most reasonable way possible: by handing out 30,000 sunglasses to fans at today's Rangers vs.

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Happy Memorial Day, Everybody

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Maybe "happy" isn't the right word.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: The Houston Astros’ Keys To Success

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I was talking with Nick the other night, and we determined that the most forgotten team in baseball is either the Toronto Blue Jays or the Houston Astros.

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Who Says Chivalry’s Dead In Houston?

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It's a tale as old as time - boy meets girl, boy courts girl, boy takes girl to Houston Astros game, boy turns hat sideways, batter hits foul ball, boy moves out of way, ball hits girl.

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Really, Geoff Blum? Seriously?

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I've never considered baseball to be a very violent game, but there are still plenty of ways one could get injured.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

TSS 2009 MLB Preview: The National League

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If you're not a fan of baseball, this may not be for you.

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BRANDON BACKE PUNCHED A COP

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Astros pitcher Brandon Backe attended a wedding at a Galveston resort over the weekend, and you know how wedding receptions are: you try to take open containers of alcohol into the pool, then you punch a cop and get arrested.

SWIMMING

AMANDA BEARD IS GETTING NAKED. AGAIN.

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Amanda Beard, the champion breaststroker who maintained her dominance over three Olympic Games, is now better remembered for her Playboy spread.

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THE BREWERS ARE PUSHY

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NL - Milwaukee dropped the seventh of its last nine games last night to the Reds and nerves seem to be getting frayed among the Cerveceros.

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SHAWN CHACON IS LIVING THE DREAM

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Astros pitcher Shawn Chacon has been suspended indefinitely after an altercation with general manager Ed Wade turned violent.

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ANAL FISSURE? I HARDLY KNOW HER!

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Astros second baseman Kaz Mastui will be sidelined for two weeks after he has surgery on his anal fissures.

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HUNTER PENCE CONFUSED BY CLEAR OBJECTS

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I've barely heard of Hunter Pence before this morning, but the Astros' young outfielder will now be forever famous for having the spatial reasoning of a barn swallow: Pence crashed through a plate glass sliding door that he thought had been left open, leaving him with lacerations all over his body.

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CRAPPY TEAMS LOOKING AT COLON

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There are a few pennant contenders (Note: Actual contention will end on or before tax day) interested in former Cy Young winner Bartolo Colon:The Pirates, Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals had scouts at Colon's most recent start, Wednesday in the Caribbean World Series.

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ANDY PETTITTE JUST WANTED TO HEAL

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Andy Pettitte admitted to using HGH in a press conference yesterday:"In 2002 I was injured.


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