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Astros’ losses, departures not shaking Bo Porter’s resolve

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…
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  • Astros let late lead slip away against Twins

    Astros let late lead slip away against Twins

    chron.com Aug 3, 2013
    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…
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  • Dozier's heroics lift Twins twice in walkoff

    Dozier's heroics lift Twins twice in walkoff

    MLB.com Aug 3, 2013
    After 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.
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  • Final pitch: Astros’ Porter turns to Keuchel late as another st…

    Final pitch: Astros’ Porter turns to Keuchel late as another start is moved back

    chron.com Aug 3, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS — 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…
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  • Twins win in 13 to wash away another strong start by Astros’ Co…

    Twins win in 13 to wash away another strong start by Astros’ Cosart

    chron.com Aug 3, 2013
    Box 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 …
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    Twins Top Astros

    Aug 3
    The Twins' bullpen tossed six scoreless innings and struck out 10 in a 6-4 win over the Astros.

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