Astros just a month away from new season in Kissimmee
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 14, 2013
While the up-and-down Rockets are still figuring themselves out, only a month remains before the rebuilding Astros begin a new baseball year in Kissimmee, Fla. On the immediate radar for the Astros: The Astros could announce broadcasters this week, but nothing has been officially announced. But Luhnow made it clear Monday that Houston expects to conduct nearly a month of spring training without its top player in 2012. The WBC is scheduled Mar. – If the regular season began today, Bud Norris, Lucas Harrell, Jordan Lyles, Alex White and Philip Humber would comprise Houston’s starting rotation.
Astros’ Altuve likely to play in World Baseball Classic
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was on Venezuela’s initial roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Monday. Official rosters will be unveiled Thursday. Ryan Braun, Giancarlo Stanton, R.A. Dickey and Craig Ki