• Robbie Grossman to bat second in Astros’ lineup

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Mar 26, 2014
    Grossman slotted in as Astros' No. 2 hitter KISSIMMEE, Fla. The one certainty manager Bo Porter had entering Spring Training has changed, thanks to Robbie Grossman. Left fielder Robbie Grossman is going to see significant time in the two-hole, manager Bo Porter said Wednesday. He has a career .381 OBP in the minors, including a .396 clip at Class AAA Oklahoma City last season. The one certainty manager Bo Porter had entering Spring Training has changed, thanks to Robbie Grossman. Astros waiting to see options before setting roster KISSIMMEE, Fla. The Astros had yet to set their 25-man roster by Wednesday afternoon. "It's about lineup construction and putting yourself in the best position to score runs, given the opponent and the pitcher we're facing that night." Porter said infielders Marwin Gonzalez and Jesus Guzman, along with pitcher Anthony Bass, are among the players who will stay in San Antonio for Saturday's game against the Rangers.
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    • Grossman’s plate discipline earns him No. 2 spot in Astros lineup

      KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A sixth round selection in 2008 out of Cy-Fair high school, Astros left fielder Robbie Grossman was taught plate discipline early. He started his career with the Pirates, who traded him to the Astros in July 2012 as part of the Wandy R…
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  • Astros to have unique end-of-spring schedule

    The Astros will work out Thursday morning in Kissimmee, Fla., before flying to San Antonio for a pair of exhibition games against the Rangers, to be played Friday night and Saturday afternoon. Manager Bo Porter and most of the starting players will retu…
    Source: MLB.com

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