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Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. — Carlos Pena entered Saturday’s game against Atlanta with just three hits and one RBI in 14 spring training at-bats. The Astros’ designated hitter took a step forward during a 6-5 victory against the Braves. Pena belted a first-inni
Altuve bobblehead, Orbit bobblebelly highlight Astros’ 2013 giveawaysUpdated Mar 2 Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. - A Jose Altuve bobblehead (April 20) and Orbit bobblebelly (June 20) highlight the Astros’ scheduled 2013 in-season giveaways. The Astros released Saturday a tentative list of promotions. Schedule 3/31 Schedule Magnet (Unite
Martinez, Pena go deep for first time this springUpdated Mar 2 Share TweetRight fielder J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer in a four-run outburst in the fourth inning that lifted the Astros to a 6-5 win over the Braves on Saturday afternoon at windswept Osceola County Stadium. Martinez and Carlos Pena hit their first spring ho…Source: MLB.com
Astros manager Porter reunites with Fredi GonzalezUpdated Mar 2 Share TweetThe simple story is Bo Porter so wowed Astros management during a series of interviews last year that selecting him as the guide for the club’s 2013 entry into the American League ultimately became a no-brainer. The real truth is the fiery Porter doesnâ
Astros’ White high on confidence after ‘frustrating’ 2012 Rockies seasonUpdated Mar 2 Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. — Even Alex White acknowledged it. White won’t publicly disparage the Colorado organization. But he was willing to say the 2012 Rockies were a “bad situation” for him, for the team and for a starting staff limited midway through th
First day of Astros Classic ends with Cougars winUpdated Mar 2 Share TweetThe Houston Cougars almost gave this one away. After a Cougars fielding error loaded the bases for Texas A&M in the bottom of the ninth with two outs in a one-run game, Chase Wellbrock struck out Troy Stein swinging to end the game. The preserved a …Source: MLB.com