Houston Astros

Cole declines qualifying offer; two accept

Cole declines qualifying offer; two accept

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November 15 Gerrit Cole officially became a free agent Thursday when he declined a qualifying offer from the Houston Astros. FULL STORY

deGrom, Verlander win second Cy Young Awards

deGrom, Verlander win second Cy Young Awards

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November 14 New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom ran away with the voting to repeat as the winner of the National League Cy Young Award, while Houston Astros righty Justin Verlander edged a teammate to win the AL trophy for a second time Wednesday. FULL STORY

Astros trade OF Marisnick to Mets for two prospects

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December 05 The Houston Astros traded outfielder Jake Marisnick to the New York Mets for two prospects Thursday. FULL STORY

Astros add C Garneau on 1-year deal

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November 26 The Houston Astros added catching help Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent Dustin Garneau. FULL STORY

Report: Astros add C Garneau

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November 26 The Houston Astros added catching help Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent Dustin Garneau pending a physical, The Athletic reported. FULL STORY

MLB investigation of Astros includes 2018-19 seasons

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November 21 The investigation of the Houston Astros' alleged sign-stealing scandal has been extended beyond 2017 to include the 2018 and 2019 seasons, commissioner Rob Manfred disclosed Thursday. FULL STORY

MLB’s Manfred addresses ‘thorough’ investigation of Astros

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November 20 As Major League Baseball continues to investigate the scandal involving the Houston Astros, commissioner Rob Manfred feels confident that they're the only team involved and the 2019 American League champions could face harsh penalties once the extent of their wrongdoing has been determined. FULL STORY

Astros agree to 2020 salary with Gurriel

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November 18 The Houston Astros agreed to a $8.3 million salary in 2020 for first baseman Yuli Gurriel, USA Today reported Monday. FULL STORY

Reports: Astros front office asked scouts to spy in 2017

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November 17 A Houston Astros front-office executive sent an email in August of 2017 asking scouts to spy on opponents and suggesting the use of cameras, according to multiple reports Saturday. FULL STORY

Report: Astros stole signs electronically in 2017

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November 12 The Houston Astros are alleged to have stolen signs electronically throughout the 2017 season, The Athletic reported on Tuesday. FULL STORY