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Astros' J.D . Martinez placed on disabled list

The Houston Astros have placed outfielder J.D. Martinez on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday.Martinez, 25, was batting .244 with two home runs and seven RBI this season before spraining his right knee during Friday's 3-2 win against the Indians.In addition, the Astros activated outfielder Fernando Martinez from the 15-day disabled list. He was placed on the DL on March 27 with a strained left oblique. He played in 41 games with the Astros in 2012, hitting .237 with six home runs and 14 RBI....

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    Outfielders Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez were each designated for assignment by the Houston Astros amid a flurry of roster moves made by the team on Monday.Hous...

  2. Astros shoot past Rockies

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  3. Astros edge Pirates in 11 innings

    Matt Dominguez and J.D. Martinez drove in the deciding runs in the top of the 11th inning as the Houston Astros defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-2, in the middle t...

  4. Martinez's slam helps Astros power past Giants

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  5. Verlander sharp, Martinez and Tigers beat Astros

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  6. Martinez leads Astros past Pirates

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  7. Cabrera, Fister lead Tigers over Astros

    Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and Doug Fister was effective over seven innings to lead the Detroit Tigers past the lowly Houston Astros, 6-2, in t...

  8. Astros-Cardinals Runs

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  10. Astros win in Detroit for first time since 2000

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  11. Young's HR in 9th boosts A's over Astros

    Chris Young's three-run home run in the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series at Minute...

  12. Colon pitches past Astros for the sweep

    Bartolo Colon turned 40 on Friday, but on Sunday, he was pitching like he was 25.Colon threw seven shutout innings and the Oakland Athletics swept the Houston Astros...

  1. Astros release Martinez

    Kissimmee, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros released outfielder J.D. Martinez on Saturday.Martinez, who was vying for a spot in left or right field, hit ....

  2. Martinez's HR, Lyles' arm help Astros secure series

    J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer and Jordan Lyles pitched six frames of one-run ball, as the Houston Astros defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-1, to take the rubber...

  3. Dallas Keuchel throws 2 scoreless innings, Marc Krauss homers to lead Astros past Marlins 4-0

    Dallas Keuchel needed only 17 pitches in two scoreless innings Monday to help the Houston Astros beat the Miami Marlins 4-0.All but three of the left-hander's pitche...

  4. Astros reinstate Martinez from DL

    The Houston Astros activated outfielder J.D. Martinez from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against the Seattle Mariners.Martinez has been sidelined s...

  5. Martinez's go-ahead RBI single keys Astros' 6-3 win over Rockies

    J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, Carlos Pena connected for a home run as part of a three-run ninth, and the Houston Astros rallied again...

  6. Martinez , Astros knock off Brewers

    J.D. Martinez had three hits and three RBI on Wednesday afternoon and the Houston Astros snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Milwaukee Brewers with a 7-5 win.Chr...

  7. Martinez hits grand slam as Astros beat Giants 6-3

    J.D. Martinez hit his first career grand slam and the Houston Astros avoided a three-game sweep with a 6-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.Matt Downs a...

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