PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. Mans best friend has a home in the Tampa Bay Rays clubhouse, and he has become quite the star.
Meet Astro, Rays left-hander David Prices 3-year-old French bulldog. He has entertained fans, kids and teammates wherever the defending American League Cy Young Award winner leads.
The canine companion was back to snatching the spotlight in front of cameras Wednesday, when he made a cameo appearance in a tiny Rays No. 14 jersey during Tampa Bays spring training session at Charlotte Sports Park.
Everybody wants to interview Astro, Price told FOXSportsFlorida.com. Everybody thinks he talks. They want to get him on camera ... Its cool. He enjoys it. I dont think he really understands whats all going on, but he enjoys being around all the people. He has a very good personality, so hes very good with people.
Astros fame goes beyond playing fetch with one of the best arms in baseball, though. In December, Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn awarded the dog a small set of keys to ...