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Fredi Gonzalez to return as manager of Atlanta Braves

...third-base coach Doug Dascenzo and assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher.Dascenzo will be replaced by former Houston Astros manager Bo Porter. The other two spots have yet to be filled.The remainder of the coaching staff will return in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/fredi-gonzalez-return-ma
Upton brothers go deep to lift Braves over Astros

...Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton both homered Tuesday night to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros.It was the fourth time the brothers have homered in the same game as teammates, tying a major league record.B...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-24/upton-brothers-go-deep-l
Houston Astros excited about move to AL

...over a team that lost 213 games the past two years.The payroll has been slashed and expectations are low for the Houston Astros, but don't expect their new manager to rule with an iron fist. Porter wants his players to be themselves."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-02-13/houston-astros-excited-a
Three former Augusta GreenJackets are in Arizona Fall League

...2013 No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel, who struggled mightily early in the year before settling at Double-A for the Houston Astros. Arizona Diamondbacks 2011 first-rounder Archie Bradley will also pitch for the team after losing time with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-30/three-former-augusta-gre
Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...its fight with the Washington Nationals, who want a higher broadcast rights fee.? The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros have limited distribution for their regional sports networks in disputes with cable providers.? Rose's petition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/pace-play-among-issues-n
Series shows hitting differences between Braves, Athletics

...worst in baseball this season. Dating back to 2003, it ranks third to the 2003 Cincinnati Reds (12.1%) and 2013 Houston Astros (11.7%). The Reds lost 93 games that year, and the Astros lost 111. Perhaps as concerning, the 2013 Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-17/series-shows
Roger Clemens might show up at Houston Astros minicamp this week

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Roger Clemens might show up at Houston Astros spring training this week for a minor league minicamp that includes his son, Koby. The minicamp begins Monday in Kissimmee and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/25/bas_188641.shtml
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Chipper Jones shines in last game against Houston Astros

...Jones added another highlight on his impressive farewell tour as he made the most of his final swings against the Houston Astros.Jones had two hits in his last two at-bats and scored the go-ahead run on a sixth-inning wild pitch, helping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-08-05/chipper-jones-shines-las
Astros drop Rangers in season opener for Major League Baseball

HOUSTON - Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday night in the major league opener and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-31/astros-drop-rangers-seas
Astros beat Braves in series finale

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros had solid pitching but couldn't get their offense going in the first two games against Atlanta.On Thursday, they finally put...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-26/astros-beat-braves-serie