Astros end road trip with sour taste as Yankees take series finale
Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 2, 2013
The Yankees took the series 2-1, and the Astros remained tied with Miami for the worst record in MLB. But this is what Astros manager Bo Porter saw at Yankee Stadium: His young club battled back from a 4-0 third-inning deficit; relievers Paul Clemens, Wesley Wright and Hector Ambriz picked up what starter Erik Bedard couldn’t finish; and the Astros were competitive late during the final two contests of a three-game series against the Yankees . Starters: Astros lefthander Erik Bedard gave up one run in the first and second innings and loaded the bases in the latter. “When you know that your club is resilient and they’re going to fight to the end every night, that there is a staple of what we’ve talked about from the beginning of spring training,” Porter said.
NEW YORK - Another Astros loss with another starting pitcher who couldn’t make it through five innings. A potential ninth-inning rally against Yankees closer Mariano Rivera killed by a line-out double play, which began when Brandon Barnes attempted a