• Astros manager Bo Porter embraces challenge of rebuilding season

    Summary of 11 articles · Updated Apr 1, 2013
    Source: chron.com
    • Opening victory is bold step for Porter, Astros

      To a franchise like the Astros, little moments are important. This Opening Night, with an 8-2 win over the Rangers, was one of those.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Astros overpower Rangers in AL debut

      Rick Ankiel belted a pinch-hit three run homer and Justin Maxwell tripled twice with two RBIs as the Houston Astros defeated the Texas Rangers, 8-2, at Minute Maid Park on Opening Night.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Astros soar in AL debut, open '13 with victory

      Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as manager.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • New look, new league: Porter-led Astros rout Rangers in season opener

      Box score Houston was a baseball city again Sunday. It only lasted for one brief, buzzing night. Fifty-one years of Astros’ history, tradition and reinvention squeezed into just three hours, as the longtime National League team made its American League
      Source: chron.com
    • Porter 'all in' as Astros begin new era

      Throughout the course of the spring, Astros manager Bo Porter has done several things to change the culture in the clubhouse, and he continued that approach in Houston leading up to Opening Night.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Astros win AL debut in unusual fashion

      For at least one night, the no-name Houston Astros are in first place in the AL West, thanks to an unconventional season-opening 8-2 win over the Rangers, writes Cliff Corcoran.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • First pitch: Astros’ Porter rewards Barnes; Ankiel reserve OF; ‘All in’ in 2013

      Astros manager Bo Porter spoke with the media for about 20 minutes Sunday prior to his team’s season-opener against the Rangers at Minute Maid Park. Porter focused the attention on his rebuilding team and went out of his way to praise rightfielder Brand
      Source: chron.com
    • Rangers’ Washington happy for Astros’ Porter

      By JOSE DE JESUS ORTIZ Rangers manager Ron Washington, who coached with the Oakland Athletics when Bo Porter played in Oakland in 2000, chatted with his good friend hours before the Astros and Rangers opened the 2013 season Sunday at Minute Maid Park. “
      Source: chron.com
    • Astros’ lineup set for American League debut

      The Astros’ first-ever American League lineup has been set. Astros’ lineup: Jose Altuve 2B, Brett Wallace 1B, Chris Carter LF, Carlos Pena DH, Justin Maxwell CF, Jason Castro C, Matt Dominguez 3B, Brandon Barnes RF, Ronny Cedeno SS. Bud Norris P. Rang
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    • Five reasons you should watch Sunday’s Houston Astros/Texas Rangers season-starting game

      It's Sunday and it's Easter and it's not the sexiest matchup - but Sunday night's Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers game (8 p.m. ET on ESPN) is the first real baseball of the season. It's very easy to balk at it and wait until Monday to get excited - w
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