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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.Share Tweet
Photos: Astros-Mets Aug.24-26chron.com Aug 24, 2012See the best images from the three-game set in New York.Share TweetThough only with the team since Sunday, Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco would have no problem welcoming Roger Clemens to his pitching staff.Share TweetNEW 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.Share Tweet
Rocket relaunch at 50? Astros' owner open to itESPN.com Aug 24, 2012Astros 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.Share Tweet
Astros take break, visit MLB Fan CaveMLB.com Aug 24, 2012Jose 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.Share Tweet