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Astros’ Norris, Harrell to start against A’s; Bedard Tuesday against MarinersAstros No. 1 righthander Bud Norris will start Saturday against Oakland and No. 2 righty Lucas Harrell will throw Sunday against the A’s, manager Bo Porter said Friday. Astros lefthander Erik Bedard - who’s yet to start this season - had been listShare TweetAstros righthander Alex White will undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced Friday. White, 24, was limited to just one inning against the Chicago Cubs in an exhibition start last Friday at Minute Maid Park. He and the Astros spent the week conside…Share Tweet
Aging aces slowing down and may take teams with themCNNSI.com Apr 5, 2013The season has barely begun but already some high-payroll teams have to be concerned about the low velocities and poor performances of former aces, writes Tom Verducci.Share Tweet
Friends, the sky isn’t falling, it’s been only three gamesFriends, Romans and countrymen, lend me your ears. It’s been three games. Only three games…and those three against a recent two-time AL champ. Reading comments and listening to the on-air scuttlebutt, you’d think that Drayton McLane had shot the AstShare Tweet