Found April 01, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: Erik Bedard
TEAMS: Houston Astros

If you had no idea Erik Bedard was still playing Major League Baseball, you are not alone. Fans were shocked to see him collecting a save for Houston on Opening Day.


Houston Astros Are the Best Team in Baseball—At Least for One Night

Houston Astros Are the Best Team in Baseball—At Least for One Night: Expectations are low for the Houston Astros in 2013, but for at least a night they are the best team in baseball. Your browser does not support iframes. The game was the only game of the night; the official opener for the 2013 season making it quite likely that baseball fans eager to get their...

Astros' Altuve gets 1st hit of 2013 MLB season

Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros has gotten the first hit of the 2013 major league baseball season. Altuve singled off Matt Harrison of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the first inning Sunday night. Houston hosted the opener, and 12 more games are scheduled for Monday. The season began with Astros right-hander Bud Norris throwing a called strike to Ian Kinsler at 7:08 p.m....

Rapid React (4/1): Bud Norris Comfortable at Home

The 2013 baseball season is finally underway!Last night we were all “treated” to what could be baseball’s new greatest rivalry—Texas vs. Houston. April fools! (Sorry, I had to) Despite MLB showcasing the Astros and their $25 million team, the avid baseball fan in me was still excited for Opening Night. That’s when the Astros shocked the world and currently sit on top the...

New AL West foes Astros, Rangers open 2013 season

The Houston Astros make their move to the American League official after 50 years in the NL when they open the season against the Texas Rangers on Sunday night. Houston has the league's lowest payroll and is coming off consecutive 100-loss seasons. The Astros get an early look at a member of their new division, the powerful AL-West. The Astros are optimistic they'll be...

Year two of Yu begins Tuesday night

HOUSTON Yu Version 2.0 makes his 2013 Tuesday night against the Houston Astros and big things are expected from Yu Darvish in his second season in the majors. Darvish, who did everything the club expected of him as a rookie, has a comfort level this year that he didnt have to start his rookie year in the majors. That could make for some very long nights for Texas opponents. I...

Astros take the lead in AL West

Don’t look now, but the new kid on the block has all the toys. In their first season in the American League West after moving over from the National League, the Astros took sole possession of the division after a season-opening 8-2 win over the Texas Rangers. No one picked the Astros to finish higher than last in the AL West this year, and with good reason. They are by far the...

Opening Night Watch Report

[Box Score] I feel like I was more excited for this season to start than I’ve been for any other previous in my lifetime. I’m not exactly sure why that is, but with the completion of tonight’s Opening Night game, I’m now just 1,991 innings away from completing my goal. Opening Night 2013 was the Justin Maxwell show. He made a base-hit robbing catch of an Elvis Andrus liner...
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