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Split Braves squads take loss, tie

...year with 100 or more losses. The game marked the Astros spring home opener."I like what I've seen so far," Astros manager Bo Porter said. "We are playing great defensively, and I like the way we are running the bases."Jordan Schafer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-02/split-braves-squads-take
Dierker testy after frustrating loss

HOUSTON -- Astros manager Larry Dierker was testy. Reliever Jay Powell was heartbroken. Tony Eusebio couldn't believe it. That was the range of emotions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/09/bas_272226.shtml
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Dierker collapses in Astros' dugout with seizure

HOUSTON -- Houston Astros manager Larry Dierker collapsed in the dugout following a gran mal seizure during the eighth inning of Sunday's game against the San...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/14/bas_263608.shtml
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Julio Teheran shines for Braves

...Atlanta's fifth starter, walked three while lowering his ERA to 1.04 in six starts."That's a really good arm," Astros manager Bo Porter said.Teheran also pitched five hitless innings against St. Louis on March 12. He has allowed just seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-23/julio-teheran-shines-bra
Pena's homer lifts Astros over Braves

...When you look at his career, you see first that he is a true professional and a real leader," first-year Astros manager Bo Porter said. "When you have a guy like (Pena) on your ballclub, it only makes things better. He can lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-02/penas-homer-lifts-astros
Chipper Jones shines in last game against Houston Astros

...Astros anymore," Jones said. "It's hard because the Astros were a rival of ours for so long."Jones said the Astros manager Brad Mills "whistled at me and said something from the dugout" and third base coach Dave Clark "came over and said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-08-05/chipper-jones-shines-las
Astros manager Larry Dierker resigns

HOUSTON -- Larry Dierker resigned as manager of the Houston Astros on Thursday, after leading them to four division titles in five years but losing in the first round of the playoffs each time. The Astros tied for the National League's best record, 93-69, and won the NL Central this season before being swept by the Atlanta Braves in their division series. "We wanted to go further. We wanted to move on," Dierker said. "But we never did." Dierker, wearing a Hawaiian shirt, looked more relaxed than in some of the tense moments during the season and playoffs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/19/bas_327433.shtml
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Astros demolish Rockies, 7-1

DENVER - Craig Biggio's arm guard is headed to the Hall of Fame. The way Houston Astros manager Phil Garner sees it, the player won't be far behind. Biggio set the modern record for being hit by pitches and added a solo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/30/bas_457355.shtml
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Rockies' pair of speedsters lead charge

...With their speed and their ability to get on base, it completely transformed their lineup," former Houston Astros manager Phil Garner said. "The team doesn't have to depend on the long ball to score runs. They allow a manager to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/22/bas_148775.shtml
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Astros place Oswalt on DL

...begin. At the time the Astros said he had back spasms and Oswalt said it felt like "somebody hit me in the back." Astros manager Phil Garner said there was a possibility that Oswalt could have been healthy enough to start this weekend, but that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/07/bas_84421.shtml
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