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Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman, left, and Jose Altuve sit in chairs as they wait to deliver statements during a news conference before the start of the first official spring training baseball practice for the team Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
AP News
February 13, 2020 - 4:27 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Avoiding any specifics about their team’s sign-stealing during its 2017 World Series championship season, Houston Astros players Alex Bregman and José Altuve apologized Thursday for the scheme that was investigated and punished by...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, right, and A.J. Hinch pose after Hinch is introduced as the new manager of the baseball club in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
AP News
January 13, 2020 - 5:47 pm
By RONALD BLUM and KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writers HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's use of electronics for sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title...
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AP News
October 30, 2019 - 6:20 am
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer HOUSTON (AP) — It's been an unconventional road to Game 7 of the World Series for Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. Seizing the October spotlight he missed out on as a youngster, Strasburg pitched another postseason gem into the ninth inning Tuesday...
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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News
October 27, 2019 - 12:32 pm
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Not bad for a TBA. Unheralded rookie José Urquidy outpitched all those big-name aces who preceded him, quieting Washington's bats and the Nationals Park crowd, too. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning...
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(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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October 23, 2019 - 9:20 am
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express. A 20-year-old prodigy with a passion for the big moment, Soto homered onto the train tracks high above the left field wall and hit a two-run double as the Nationals tagged...
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