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of course alvarez is here to stay thats not even a debate white and kemp are out of options and would have to
@LandeyAdams @blummer27O @TampaBayTKf course, Alvarez is here to stay. That’s not even a debate. White and Kemp are out of options and would have to clear waivers to be sent down, but I think that’s what’s gonna happen. Straw can fly and has some nice ABs
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why
Why
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altuve gurriel provide plenty of power for jv
Altuve, Gurriel provide plenty of power for JV
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one of the biggest plays lost in sunday s game was ss myles straw making a diving stop to throw out the trail
One of the biggest plays lost in Sunday's game was SS Myles Straw making a diving stop to throw out the trail runner at the plate in the first inning.

"It changed the complexion of that whole inning," Hinch said.
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heres jose altuve
Here’s Jose Altuve
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justin verlander made some adjustments after first inning
Justin Verlander made some adjustments after first inning
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your seriously shortchanging miley hes been very good
Your seriously shortchanging Miley. He’s been very good
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some initial thoughts from aj hinch
Some initial thoughts from AJ Hinch
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josh james will pitch as the opener monday in anaheim and will be followed by framber valdez
Josh James will pitch as the opener Monday in Anaheim and will be followed by Framber Valdez
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we ll sit around and tell stories for years about the astros bashing the rangers 12 4 in their final game at g
We'll sit around and tell stories for years about the Astros bashing the Rangers, 12-4, in their final game at Globe Life Park.

Astros went 44-59 all-time here.

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mark this day nov 1 2017 the astros have won the world series
Mark this day.

Nov. 1, 2017

The Astros have won the World Series.
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america s four largest cities are represented in the nlcs amp alcs 1 new york 2 los angeles 3 chicago 4 housto
America's four largest cities are represented in the NLCS & ALCS.
1. New York
2. Los Angeles
3. Chicago
4. Houston
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i wonder if this guy knows he s sitting next to the real nolan ryan
I wonder if this guy knows he's sitting next to the real Nolan Ryan?
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alex bregman is ready to pop bottles
Alex Bregman is ready to pop bottles
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happy anniversary astros fans
Happy anniversary, Astros fans
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2017 al mvp altuve 2017 world series mvp springer 2018 all star game mvp bregman what s next
2017 AL MVP: Altuve
2017 World Series MVP: Springer
2018 All-Star Game MVP: Bregman

What's next?
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barbara gay grandmother of astros prospect corbin martin brought to tears at being at her grandsons mlb debut
Barbara Gay, grandmother of Astros prospect Corbin Martin, brought to tears at being at her grandson’s MLB debut on Mother’s Day.
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records of recent defending world series champs at all star break 2018 astros 64 35 2017 cubs 43 45 2016 royal
Records of recent defending World Series champs at All-Star break:
2018 Astros: 64-35
2017 Cubs: 43-45
2016 Royals: 45-43
2015 Giants 46-43
2014 Red Sox: 43-52
2013 Giants: 43-51
2012 Cardinals: 46-40
2011 Giants: 52-40
2010 Yankees: 56-32
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al mvp jose altuve nearing 5 year 150 million extension beginning 2020 with the astros
AL MVP Jose Altuve nearing 5-year, $150-million extension (beginning 2020) with the Astros
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what a year for the astros bagwell enshrined in hall of fame first world series championship jose altuve wins
What a year for the Astros:
-- Bagwell enshrined in Hall of Fame.
-- First World Series championship.
-- Jose Altuve wins the AL MVP.
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