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Cy Sneed
In bullpen mix
PHouston Astros
April 5, 2020
Sneed is one of four pitchers vying for two spots in the bullpen, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Joe Biagini
Not assured of roster spot
PHouston Astros
April 5, 2020
Biagini was still in the mix for one of the final two bullpen spots when spring training was halted, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Kent Emanuel
Sent to Triple-A
PHouston Astros  AAA
April 3, 2020
Emanuel was recently optioned to Triple-A Round Rock, Baseball America reports.
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Justin Verlander
On schedule in recovery
PHouston Astros
Groin
March 30, 2020
Verlander (groin) is on schedule in his recovery from groin surgery, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Jack Mayfield
Shipped to Triple-A
SSHouston Astros  AAA
March 26, 2020
Mayfield was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Blake Taylor
Optioned to Triple-A
PHouston Astros  AAA
March 26, 2020
Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Garrett Stubbs
Ushered to minors
CHouston Astros  AAA
March 26, 2020
Stubbs was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Yordan Alvarez
Could see more field work in '20
DHHouston Astros
Knee
March 22, 2020
The Astros hope to have Alvarez (knee) play left field more frequently this season than he did as a rookie, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
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Tyler Ivey
Limited spring use
PHouston Astros  AA
March 22, 2020
Ivey made one Grapefruit League appearance and struck out two in a scoreless inning.
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Brad Peacock
Should be ready when season resumes
PHouston Astros
March 22, 2020
Peacock (neck) was on track for Opening Day after throwing a side session March 4, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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George Springer
Heading into contract year
OFHouston Astros
March 22, 2020
Springer batted .261 (6-for-23) with two walks, two stolen bases and two runs scored over eight Grapefruit League games.
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Michael Brantley
Secure in left field
OFHouston Astros
March 22, 2020
Brantley hit .316 (6-for-19) with a home run, a double, three walks, four RBI and three runs scored over eight Grapefruit League games.
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Jack Mayfield
No set role for 2020
SSHouston Astros  AAA
March 22, 2020
Mayfield hit .125 (3-for-24) with a double and six strikeouts over 13 Grapefruit League appearances.
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Myles Straw
Team HR leader
SSHouston Astros
March 21, 2020
Straw led the Astros this spring with three home runs and tied for the team lead with five RBI. He went 9-for-21 with three walks and seven runs scored (.429/.500/.857) over 11 spring games.
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Josh Reddick
Holds on to starting spot
OFHouston Astros
March 21, 2020
Reddick is the projected starter in right field, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Aledmys Diaz
Returns as utility man
2BHouston Astros
March 21, 2020
Diaz batted .167 (4-for-24) with three extra-base hits, three RBI, three runs scored and was hit by two pitches over 11 spring games.
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Abraham Toro
Favored for 26th man
3BHouston Astros
March 19, 2020
Toro has the edge over Garrett Stubbs to become Houston's 26th man, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Austin Pruitt
Having good spring
PHouston Astros
March 19, 2020
Pruitt has allowed two runs on six hits and one walk while striking out three over nine spring innings.
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Bryan Abreu
Emerges as rotation candidate
PHouston Astros
March 19, 2020
Abreu emerged as a legitimate candidate for the starting rotation as spring training progressed, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Justin Verlander
Out six weeks after groin surgery
PHouston Astros
Groin
March 17, 2020
Verlander (lat) underwent surgery on his right groin Tuesday and will be out for six weeks, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Joe Smith
Projected for back end of 'pen
PHouston Astros
March 16, 2020
Smith is expected to serve as a bridge to closer Roberto Osuna in the Astros' bullpen, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. He's allowed two runs on three hits while striking out two over 4.1 spring innings.
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Chris Devenski
Projected for bullpen
PHouston Astros
March 16, 2020
Devenski is expected to be part of the Astros' bullpen when the regular season starts, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. The 29-year-old right-hander has not allowed a run on four hits and one walk while striking out five over 5.1 spring innings.
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Garrett Stubbs
Hitting well during spring
CHouston Astros  AAA
March 16, 2020
Stubbs is batting .455 (5-for-11) with a home run, two RBI and two stolen bases over 10 spring games.
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Dustin Garneau
Projected backup
CHouston Astros
March 15, 2020
Garneau is projected to be the Astros' backup catcher, per Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
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Rogelio Armenteros
Expected to miss four months
PHouston Astros  AAA
Elbow
March 14, 2020
Armenteros (elbow) underwent surgery to have a bone spur removed from his right elbow Friday and is expected to be out four months, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
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