HOUSTON At the very least Brian Bogusevic was going to offer perspective. The road of his professional career has been too winding and unorthodox for him to view this present opportunity haphazardly.
If some consider Bogusevic, 28, far too old to be lumped into the group of prospects the Astros are examining during this rebuilding season, he views the window of his potential as slightly less ajar and not yet closed.
Of the 10 Astros who on Friday night appeared on an opening day active roster for the first time, Bogusevic is the oldest. That doesn't translate into self-imaging as a stopgap option in right field. No matter how one opts to construe what's been presented, it remains an opportunity still.
"I'm happy to have the opportunity that's here and I'm trying to take advantage of it," Bogusevic said after finishing 1-for-4 with a home run in the Astros' season-opening, 5-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies at Minute Maid Park. "I just look at it like everybody else does: We're all...