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Astros’ losses, departures not shaking Bo Porter’s resolve
chron.com Updated Aug 3, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS — For two months, Bo Porter was the most enthusiastic man in Florida. While the revamped Astros embraced their youth, 0-0 record and American League newness during spring training, the rookie manager spent February and March saying big, brig…Share Tweet
MINNEAPOLIS – Another late loss. Another blown save. Another day falling toward a third consecutive season of at least 100 defeats. The Astros held a 4-3 advantage heading into the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday at Target Field. Then starter-turn…Share Tweet
Dozier's heroics lift Twins twice in walkoffMLB.com Aug 3, 2013After his game-tying hit in the ninth, Brian Dozier's two-out single in the 13th plated the winning run, as the Twins defeated the Astros, 4-3, on Friday night at Target Field.Share Tweet
Final pitch: Astros’ Porter turns to Keuchel late as another start is moved backMINNEAPOLIS — The Astros treated Friday like it was late September and a potential playoff spot was on the line, instead of game 108 during a 36-72 season. Eight pitchers were used, including seven relievers after rookie righthander Jarred Cosart made m…Share TweetBox score MINNEAPOLIS — The strings of zeros on big league scoreboards shine. A moving fastball that already has hit 98 mph in the majors showcases a 23-year-old right arm that has been sharper and stronger than even the Astros were hoping. A mind that …Share Tweet