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2017 Schedule
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11hJoe Peta

Predicting Astros' 2017 record

With a revamped lineup and one of the best bullpens in the majors, Joe Peta thinks the Houston Astros will be strong playoff contenders this season.

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Jim Bowden

Buy into Joe Musgrove's impressive spring

Musgrove isn't going to break a radar gun, but his four-pitch mix and intangibles could make him one of Houston's top two starters.

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3d

Correa's return to lineup delayed by soreness

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, back with the club after playing in the World Baseball Classic, requested one more day off after complaining of midsection soreness.

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Kurkjian's MLB Elite Eight (2:18)

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Astros outfield prospect Derek Fisher has three steals today against the Mets, moving him ahead of Texas' Delino DeShields for most in MLB this spring (10).

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

Another beautiful day in Port St. Lucie. Mets vs. Astros with New York ace Noah Syndergaard on the hill.

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5dDan Szymborski

Should MLB's bad clubs just tank?

There are weak arguments against hitting rock bottom -- attendance will suffer! -- but by tearing down now, teams could see a faster turnaround on and off the field.

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Keith Law

Breakout picks for 2017: Charlie Morton

Morton was great early last season with the Phillies before tearing a hamstring and has looked just as dominant with the Astros in spring training.

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Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

A cool feature at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches: you can get two games for the price of one.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

You can bid on autographed balls (lowest min. bid: Amed Rosario, $50; highest min. bid: Greg Maddux $350) as well as jerseys and bats from past and present MLB players right on the Ballpark of the Palm Beach's first level.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

The brand new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches has plenty of impressive amenities, including an area for fans to lay out.

Jackson Alexander ESPN Editor 

The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the brand-new spring training home of the Nationals and Astros.

ESPN Staff  

If your sports hero was sitting next to you, is there any possibility you wouldn't recognize him? Well, at Astros spring training on Wednesday, a man sitting in the stands wearing a Nolan Ryan jersey appeared to have no idea that the person sitting next to him was ... Nolan Ryan. (@brianmctaggart/Twitter)

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6dSN Staff

Vote: Who will win the World Baseball Classic?

There have been close games and exciting action in this year's World Baseball Classic. Weigh in on who deserves to be WBC MVP and who will win Wednesday's final. Vote now!

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Correa, Beltran revel in Puerto Rico returning to WBC final (1:58)
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8d

Cardinals-Astros game delayed by sprinklers

The sprinklers along the right-field line of the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches came on and interrupted Monday's Cardinals-Astros game for a couple of minutes.

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Carlos Correa's 3 HR are the most for any Puerto Rico player in a World Baseball Classic.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Hall of Famer Pedro Martínez greets Carlos Baerga and Carlos Beltrán.

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Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor and Indians shortstop Carlos Correa have excelled for Puerto Rico's World Baseball Classic team, combining for 13 hits, 4 HR and 11 RBI in 6 games. Correa and Lindor share the bond of having finished 1-2 in the 2015 AL Rookie of the Year voting.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Carlos Beltran on Puerto Rico advancing to the WBC final round by beating the U.S. 6-5 Friday night: "This is a huge victory for our people, for our country. I know they are having a great time, and I know they are very proud. We are hoping in God to finish the mission.''

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs72415th
Batting Average.24724th
On Base Percentage.31919th
Slugging Percentage.41715th
Earned Run Average4.0611th
Quality Starts7713th
WHIP1.2911th
BAA.25613th

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