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Oberholtzer on target as Astros slam Orioles

By Brian McTaggart The Astros have have certainly created opportunities for young players to — as manager Bo Porter likes to say — “grab the bull by the horns.” Astros pitcher Brett Oberholtzer grabbed the bull, threw it to the ground and kept the horns for a souvenir Wednesday night at Camden Yards, throwing seven scoreless innings in an 11-0 win over the Orioles. …read more

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Astros Beat Rangers 8-2 In MLB Season Opener

By The Huffington Post News Editors

HOUSTON — Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday night in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as manager.

Ankiel launched a pinch-hit three-run shot for the first homer this season, Bud Norris pitched well for the win and Erik Bedard threw 3 1-3 scoreless innings for his first career save.

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