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Recap: Pirates 8, Astros 6

Recap: Pirates 8, Astros 6

chron.com Updated Mar 3, 2013
BRADENTON, Fla. - The Astros fell 8-6 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday in a Grapefruit League game at McKechnie Field. Recap: A five-run second inning pushed the Pirates ahead to stay. Pittsburgh hit Astros starter John Ely hard, knocking the right-h
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  • Freiman offers Astros big possibilities

    Freiman offers Astros big possibilities

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    This is a tall tale: Nate Freiman is 6 feet 8. And yes, of course, his height distinguishes him among the hoard of hopefuls who have overrun the Astros' Spring Training complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
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