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Astros | Mark Appel scratched with thumb issue

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:38:21 -0700

Houston Astros SP Mark Appel (thumb) was scratched from his start with Single-A Lancaster Thursday, June 5, due to right thumb tendonitis. He's only expected to miss the one start.

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Astros | Mark Appel to pitch again June 12

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:04:53 -0700

Houston Astros SP Mark Appel, who was lit up in his last start for Class A Lancaster, will be skipped in that team's rotation and will not make another start again until Thursday, June 12, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow.

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Astros | Mark Appel to return soon

Wed, 21 May 2014 20:32:40 -0700

Houston Astros SP Mark Appel had trouble adjusting to pro ball during his time at Class A Lancaster. However, he appears to be on his way to re-joining one of the team's minor-league affiliates, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow. He reached 98 mph in his last extended spring start. "He feels great, I've been texting him," Luhnow said. "Probably one more start in extended and then that's it, Tuesday. Probably Lancaster, but we'll see how it lines up with the openings."

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Astros | Mark Appel making progress

Tue, 13 May 2014 18:01:34 -0700

Houston Astros P Mark Appel is doing well pitching in games in extended spring training, general manager Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday, May 13. "Fairly close to getting back out there," Luhnow said. He started the season with Class A Lancaster, but felt sore and was having trouble adjusting to the routine of pro ball.

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Astros | Mark Appel sent to extended spring training

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:40:37 -0700

Houston Astros minor league SP Mark Appel has been sent to extended spring training in Kissimmee, Fla., after he struggled to adapt to the tandem-starting routine at Class A Lancaster. Appel, who claimed to be healthy, will now pitch using a more traditional five-day routine.

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Astros | Top prospects sent down

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:31:47 -0700

The Houston Astros re-assigned 1B Jon Singleton, SS Carlos Correa, SPs Mark Appel and Mike Foltynewicz and OFs Delino DeShields Jr. and Gary Springer to minor league camp Thursday, March 20.

Fantasy Tip: Springer projects to be the first prospect called up to the bigs this year, but he could easily be joined by Singleton and Correa later in the year.

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Astros | Mark Appel taking it slow

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:27:41 -0800

Houston Astros SP Mark Appel (appendix) is being brought along slowly as he recovers from an appendectomy last month, and he's yet to face hitters in live batting practice. He's thrown off a mound a couple of times in camp. "Everything feels good," said Appel, taken with the No. 1 overall pick out of Stanford last year. "They're taking some precautions after the appendectomy. The training staff wants me to be 100 percent healthy before I start pitching live. I'm taking it slow, just playing catch day by day. I'm kind of building up again after taking a break."

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Astros | No timetable for Mark Appel

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:04 -0800

Houston Astros manager Bo Porter said the team has not talked about when SP Mark Appel (appendix) will make his first appearance in a spring training game.

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Astros | Mark Appel throws in bullpen

Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:12:33 -0800

Houston Astros SP Mark Appel (appendix) threw a bullpen session Saturday, Feb. 22, and did not have any problems.

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Astros | Mark Appel throws

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:24:37 -0800

Houston Astros SP Mark Appel (appendix) threw his first bullpen Thursday, Feb. 20, since having an appendectomy, throwing 22 pitches off the mound. Appel said he felt good following the workout.

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