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Charlie Pallilo: A.J. Hinch won Sunday's game for the Astros

A.J. Hinch was impressive on Sunday. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

The Astros had a great weekend and swept the Rangers in Arlington despite some underwhelming pitching performances from Charlie Morton and Dallas Keuchel. Houston's weak schedule all the way to the All-Star break should put the ball club back in first place, and give the team an edge heading into the second half of the season.

Finally, A.J. Hinch won Sunday's game for the Astros after arguing a missed balk call by the umpires. Managers are not even allowed to argue balks, which made this such an impressive move by Hinch.

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Should the Astros go all-in and sign Bryce Harper?

Harper would give the Astros some left-handed pop in the lineup. Composite photo by Jack Brame

The Astros made an attempt to trade for Bryce Harper a few months ago, but were not able to get a deal done. Now that Harper is a free agent, should the Astros pay a huge price and bring in the left-handed slugger?

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