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Houston Astros Ace Justin Verlander Possibly Out for Season with Forearm Strain

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The ace of the Houston Astros starting pitching staff, Justin Verlander, strained his right forearm, and according to the initial injury report he is supposed to miss the remainder of the 2020 Major League Baseball season. Although this controversial injury report comes from the doctors on the Houston Astros medical staff, Verlander and his ...

Dusty Baker Takes Job Managing Houston Astros in Midst of the Electronic Sign Stealing Scandal

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Dusty Baker and the Houston Astros have agreed to terms making him the next manager of the Texas team. This is his fifth manager position within Major League Baseball, but first time managing in the American League. Baker previously managed the San Francisco Giants, the Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Washington Nationals ...

Astros Fire AJ Hinch/Jeff Luhnow, Red Sox Fire Alex Cora, Mets Fire Carlos Beltran for Sign Stealing

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As a result of Major League Baseball’s investigation into electronic sign stealing by the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox over the course of the last few seasons, several big league managers and a general manager have been fired by their respective franchises. The Astros have fired their former general manager Jeff Luhnow ...

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros Wins the 2019 Major League Baseball American League Cy Young Award

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Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros won the 2019 Major League Baseball American League Cy Young Award. He was selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America over his teammate Garrett Cole. Verlander received 17 of the first place votes whereas Cole received 13 of those first place votes. Charlie Morton of the Tampa ...