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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Managing left hamstring discomfort

The Astros announced Thursday that Goodrum has been dealing with left hamstring discomfort, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. Although Goodrum isn't on the injured list, he hasn't appeared in a game at Triple-A Sugar Land since June 1. It's not yet clear when he'll be able to return to action.
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Niko Goodrum Belts 2nd Homer With Space Cowboys Saturday Night

(EL PASO, Texas) – Niko Goodrum belted his second home run since joining the Sugar Land Space Cowboys, also giving him a hit in seven of his last eight games. Goodrum’s home run was the lone of the night Saturday for the Space Cowboys, as the El Paso Chihuahuas left the yard five times.
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Astros option IF Niko Goodrum

Prior to Sunday’s game, the Astros activated utility player Mauricio Dubon, whom they acquired in a trade with the Giants on Saturday, relays Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. In a corresponding move, infielder Niko Goodrum was optioned to Triple-A. This is yet another step in what has been...
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Mr. Versatility with Detroit Tigers, Niko Goodrum loses his big-league spot

Niko Goodrum spent four seasons as a do-it-all player in the field for the Detroit Tigers. But hitting has been a recurring problem. Struggling at the plate this spring in his first season with the Houston Astros, Goodrum will now have to earn his way back to the big leagues. The Astros optioned Goodrum to their Triple-A affiliate Saturday to make room for the newly acquired Mauricio Dubon.
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Shoe finally drops with Niko Goodrum and Houston Astros

It was a matter of time before something happened. The Houston Astros had acquired Mauricio Dubon on Saturday as they sought to strengthen their overall depth. Neither Aledyms Diaz nor Niko Goodrum had lived up to expectations thus far in 2022, and as their starting middle infield is dealing with minor injuries, the Astros needed more.
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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Optioned to Triple-A

Goodrum was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. He struck out 23 times over his last 45 plate appearances. Mauricio Dubon will replace Goodrum as a bench option going forward.
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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Walks, swipes bag

Goodrum went 0-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in a 5-0 win Thursday in Minnesota. Goodrum started at first base and hit seventh while starting for only the third time in May. It was his first stolen base this season and only the second time he's reached via a walk. The 30-year-old struck out twice and has fanned in twenty of 41 plate appearances on the season while sporting a ghastly .128/.171/.179 batting line. Since the beginning of the 2020 season, he has struggled mightily at the plate with a .197 average and 35.9 percent strikeout rate.
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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Enters in fifth inning

Goodrum went 0-for-2 with a strikeout Wednesday against the Mariners. Goodrum entered the game in the fifth inning after Jose Altuve (groin) was forced to exit. If Altuve is headed for another stint on the injured list -- he was activated Monday after dealing with a hamstring injury -- Goodrum would be a potential beneficiary along with Aledmys Diaz, who started at shortstop Wednesday.
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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Drives in first run

Goodrum went 2-for-3 with an RBI double on Sunday against Toronto. Goodrum has started just five of 11 games since Jose Altuve (hamstring) has been sidelined. He's collected only three hits across 19 plate appearances since, while striking out at a 47.4 percent clip. Goodrum did deliver an RBI double -- his first run driven in of the season -- in the seventh inning to tie the game at 2-2, though he will likely see his role shrink further as Altuve is expected to be activated from the injured list Monday.
HOUSTON, TX
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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Headed for more opportunity

Goodrum is likely to see additional starts at second base with Jose Altuve (hamstring) on the injured list, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. Goodrum has had a sporadic role to begin the season, starting only four times in 12 games. Only one of those starts came at second base, though Goodrum could be the primary player at the keystone in Altuve's absence, particularly if the team prefers to keep Aledmys Diaz in a utility role. It's unclear how effective Goodrum will be with the expanded opportunity, as he hit just .214/.292/.359 across 325 plate appearances with Detroit in 2021.
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Astros' Niko Goodrum: Playing time hard to come by

Goodrum remains out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Angels, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. After handling a near-everyday role when healthy with Detroit for the better part of the past four seasons, Goodrum has predictably had a tougher time earning at-bats for a Houston club that boasts more position-player talent. Even though Goodrum is able to play all four infield spots and in the outfield, the Astros haven't made much use of his versatility. He's appeared in five of Houston's first nine games and has made three total starts at either first base or designated hitter.
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Niko Goodrum agrees to 1-year, $2.1 million contract with Houston Astros

WEST PALM, Beach. -- Niko Goodrum has agreed to a $2.1 million, one-year contract with the Houston Astros. The 30-year-old outfielder and infielder can earn $250,000 in performance bonuses for plate appearances under Tuesday's deal: $50,000 each for 250, 300 and 400, and $100,000 for 500. Goodrum made his big...
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2 ways the Astros can add Niko Goodrum to the 40-man

This past weekend, the Houston Astros made their first moves following Major League Baseball’s. lockout, signing both Niko Goodrum and Lewis Brinson. Goodrum, who joins the Astros on a major-league deal, looks at a full 40-man in front of him, while a corresponding move will be needed. The 60-day...
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Astros sign Niko Goodrum to 1-year deal

In need of infield depth, the Astros have signed Niko Goodrum to a one-year contract, worth a reported $2.1 million. Goodrum, 30, spent the last four seasons with the Detroit Tigers and batted .214 with 9 home runs and 33 RBI in 90 games last season
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