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Buried beneath the noise surrounding Bud Norris’ trade to the Orioles was 29-year-old outfielder Justin Maxwell’s being sent to Kansas City on Wednesday for righthanded pitching prospect Kyle Smith, 20. Maxwell hit just .241 with two home runs and eight…Share Tweet
BALTIMORE — Another new face possessing another new name and about to be wearing another new number walked into the Astros’ clubhouse Wednesday soon after No. 1 starter Bud Norris suddenly became a Baltimore Oriole. As L.J. Hoes’ eyes darted around and …Share TweetThe Astros have have certainly created opportunities for young players to -- as manager Bo Porter likes to say -- "grab the bull by the horns." Astros pitcher Brett Oberholtzer grabbed the bull, threw it to the ground and kept the horns for a …Share Tweet
Pearce comes off DL to rejoin OriolesMLB.com Jul 31, 2013Steve Pearce was activated from the 15-day disabled list in time for Wednesday night's game against the Astros.Share Tweet