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AJ Hinch On What He Likes And What Needs To Improve From Astros

New Houston Astros Manager AJ Hinch joined Mad Radio and they talked about what appealed to him about the Astros, how the young players like Mark Appel are doing in winter ball, the importance of chemistry in the clubhouse, the strengths and weaknesses of the team and who will start in center field.

11/06/2014

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Alyson Footer Gives Clarity To The Astros Players Uproar

Alyson Footer, MLB.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss the latest happenings with the Astros. She thought this uproar over Mark Appel throwing a bullpen was a bit over blown by the media. She said twitter got ahead of the story and helped to blow things out of proportion. Footer says the “jury is still out” when it comes to how the league views Bo Porter’s managerial style with the Astros because it’s too early to know. She said the general attitude towards the Astros on the national level is very skeptical about what they are doing, but are waiting to see what will happen. She said the Astros have kind of been on a bit of a downward spiral since the 2007 draft where they didn’t draft a single useful player for the team.

SportsRadio 610–07/29/2014

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Appel’s Bullpen Session Angers Big League Players

Houston (CBS Houston)-Despite struggles throughout the season the 2013 number one overall pick is getting a promotion. Mark Appel is headed to Class AA Corpus Christi after his latest start in the organization’s Lancaster affiliate. […]

07/27/2014

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Mark Appel Tosses Season High’s

Appel was a different pitcher then in previous starts

SportsRadio 610–07/25/2014

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The Latest On Astros 2013 1st Round Pick Mark Appel

Hall of Famer Roger Clemens is going to head to Lancaster to check on Appel’s mental state

SportsRadio 610–07/22/2014

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Jim Callis Talks Astros, Brady Aiken Situation

Jim Callis, MLB.com, joined MaD Radio to discuss the Brady Aiken situation. He said that he thinks that the Astros will still sign Aiken. Callis discussed what happens when a player fails their physical and how the team is at an advantage because they only have to pay forty percent of that players assigned value. He said that though Aiken can play right now, the Astros are more concerned about his future play. He also discussed Casey Close’s comments on the situation and hit briefly on Mark Appel.

SportsRadio 610–07/16/2014

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JJ Cooper Of Baseball America Talks Astros Mark Appel

Maybe Appel just isn’t as good as baseball thought he was.

07/11/2014

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Astros Pull Top Prospect From High A

Astros send a top prospect back to spring training

SportsRadio 610–04/25/2014

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Springer Call Up Just The Beginning For Astros This Season

HOUSTON (CBS Houston):  Get excited.  One of the Astros highly touted top prospects is on his way to the big league team.  Now, stay excited, because more are coming.  They could be here sooner than […]

SportsRadio 610–04/16/2014

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Don’t Judge 2014 Astros By Wins, Losses

If you’re hoping 2014 will be the year the Astros turn it around and become playoff contenders, well, keep on hoping. It’s not happening. In 2014 the Astros won’t come close to contending or even […]

SportsRadio 610–03/30/2014

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