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Porter reunites with Nationals under different circumstances Updated Mar 5, 2013
VIERA, Fla. — Bo Porter couldn’t trump Davey Johnson’s Washington Nationals. But the Astros’ first-year manager was the main attraction Tuesday morning at Space Coast Stadium. Facing his former club for the first time since being hired by the Astr
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  • In game: Astros’ Harell plans to use curve more in 2013 Mar 5, 2013
    VIERA, Fla. - Astros right-hander Lucas Harrell plans to use a curveball more often in 2013. Harrell said Tuesday he rarely used his curve last season and spent some games hesitant to even use it. As a result, Harrell was forced to leave some contests e
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  • Astros’ Cosart can hit 100 mph but career will be defined by control Mar 5, 2013
    LAKELAND, Fla. — Jarred Cosart is just 22. He walked off the mound Monday afternoon with Astros manager Bo Porter reassuring the hard-throwing righthander he’ll win many games in the major leagues during the coming years. Cosart is one of the premier
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  • Porter hopes Bedard returns to action soon Mar 5, 2013
    Left-hander Erik Bedard has been limited to only two innings this spring because of a strained gluteal muscle. Astros manager Bo Porter said Bedard had been scheduled to pitch Saturday's game against the Braves, but he didn't pitch.
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