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chron.com 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 AstrShare Tweet
In game: Astros’ Harell plans to use curve more in 2013chron.com Mar 5, 2013VIERA, 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 eShare Tweetchron.com Mar 5, 2013LAKELAND, 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 premierShare TweetMLB.com Mar 5, 2013Left-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.Share Tweet