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DeFrancesco notches first win as manager in New York homecoming

DeFrancesco notches first win as manager in New York homecoming

chron.com Updated Aug 24, 2012
In front of dozens of friends and family members in his hometown, Tony DeFrancesco scored his first professional win Friday night as the Astros beat the Mets 3-1 at Citi Field.
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  • Photos: Astros-Mets Aug.24-26

    Photos: Astros-Mets Aug.24-26

    chron.com Aug 24, 2012
    See the best images from the three-game set in New York.
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  • DeFrancesco would welcome Clemens to Astros

    DeFrancesco would welcome Clemens to Astros

    MLB.com chron.com Aug 24, 2012
    Though only with the team since Sunday, Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco would have no problem welcoming Roger Clemens to his pitching staff.
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  • DeFrancesco would welcome Clemens to Astros

    DeFrancesco would welcome Clemens to Astros

    NEW YORK (AP) -- If the struggling Houston Astros want to bring back Roger Clemens, interim manager Tony DeFrancesco would welcome the 50-year-old pitcher into his inexperienced clubhouse.
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  • Rocket relaunch at 50? Astros' owner open to it

    Rocket relaunch at 50? Astros' owner open to it

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2012
    Astros owner Jim Crane isn't writing off Roger Clemens' return to the major leagues as a 50-year-old, saying he's open to the idea.
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  • Astros take break, visit MLB Fan Cave

    Astros take break, visit MLB Fan Cave

    MLB.com Aug 24, 2012
    Jose Altuve, Lucas Harrell and Bud Norris stopped by the MLB Fan Cave in New York to relax and enjoy themselves before Friday's game against the Mets.
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