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Astros send reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A

6 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

HOUSTON The Houston Astros have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno, a night after he appeared to curse at manager A.J. Hinch when he lifted him from the game.
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Greene activated; Alcantra optioned to Triple-A

Greene activated; Alcantra optioned to Triple-A

6 days ago   |   By MLB News

The Tigers will have Shane Greene back for their upcoming three-game series against the defending World Series Champion Astros. With the veteran closer's return, Detroit also has a potential trade piece back on the field ahead of the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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Astros send Giles to minors after meltdown

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

The Astros sent struggling closer Ken Giles to the minors on Wednesday.
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Ken Giles sent to Triple-A after possibly swearing at A.J. Hinch

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Houston Astros closer Ken Giles may have let his emotions get the best of him. After being removed from Tuesday's game against the Oakland Athletics, Giles appeared to mutter a curse word in the direction of manager A.J. Hinch. Last night proves to be a tipping point for the Astros, who demoted Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno today.
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Astros demote Ken Giles to Triple-A a day after apparent tiff with manager A.J. Hinch

Astros demote Ken Giles to Triple-A a day after apparent tiff with manager A.J. Hinch

6 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Ken Giles is going to have to learn to watch his words in Fresno.
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Astros send Ken Giles to triple-A after appearing to curse at manager

6 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno, a night after he appeared to curse at manager A.J. Hinch when he lifted him from the game.
The Astros were up by four to start the ninth inning against Oakland on Tuesday night when Giles took over and gave up three straight singles which cut the lead to 4-1.
Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field.
I?t was the second major outburst of the year for the right-hander, who punched himself...
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Ken Giles Optioned to Triple-A After Saying 'F-k You' to A.J. Hinch on Mound

6 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Houston Astros announced Wednesday that they have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A one day after he hurled an expletive at manager A.J. Hinch after being pulled from a game...
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Former Astros closer Ken Giles demoted to Triple-A after latest meltdown

6 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Giles gave up three runs in three batters on Tuesday night
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Astros demote struggling closer Ken Giles

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Ken Giles has gone from Houston Astros closer to minor leaguer.The Astros optioned Giles to AAA Fresno on Wednesday, a day after being charged three earned runs and not recording an out against the Oakland Athletics. Giles posted a 2.30 ERA last season and seemed like one of the best closers in the game. He collapsed during the postseason, though, and that has carried over into 2018, with his bad outing Wednesday raising his ERA to 4.99.One has to wonder if this outburst had anything to do with Giles's demotion. The Astros are doing so well in so many departments, and they don't need to...
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Astros send closer Ken Giles down to the minors

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

In what has to be considered an absolutely shocking move, the defending World Series champion Houston Astros have demoted closer Ken Giles to Triple-A while calling up young arm Cionel Perez. A core member of last year's championship squad, the 27-year-old Giles has struggled a ton this season. He pitched to a 4.99 ERA with a 1.27 WHIP prior to being sent down to Fresno.Now that Giles is in the minors, fellow veteran Hector Rondon will take over closer duties on a full-time basis. He's pitching to a stellar 1.62 ERA and has seven saves on the season.It also remains to be seen what Houston...
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Astros demote closer Giles to Triple-A

6 days ago   |   By MLB News


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Astros Option Ken Giles

6 days ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

The Astros have optioned righty Ken Giles to Triple-A, per a club announcement. Southpaw Cionel Perez will take his place on the active roster.
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Astros send struggling closer Giles to Triple-A

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Houston Astros optioned closer Ken Giles to Triple-A on Wednesday after the right-hander posted a 4.99 ERA in 30 2/3 innings. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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