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With the acquisition of first baseman hitter Trey Mancini from the Orioles on a hectic Monday......

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the Astros met two of their top needs at the Trade Deadline.....

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hitting with the right hand Mancini also has a consistent mix of walks and strikeouts.....

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He is fanning in just 21.4% of his at-bats, which is slightly below league average....

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and among the lowest percentages of his career......

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A month after having a cancerous mass from his colon removed in March 2020.....

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Mancini was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer and began chemotherapy.....

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By the year's end, he declared he will join the Orioles again in 2021....

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Mancini was part of a three-team transaction that included the Houston Astros.