The Houston Astros set a franchise record by hitting three triples in a five-run first inning, backing starter Bud Norris with a season-high 17 hits on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Superb pitching from their rotation is a big reason the Washington Nationals are tied for the most wins in the majors.
Astro’s pitcher Bud Norris shares some gold stories with Mulligan Matt – direct from the Astro’s clubhouse at Spring training.
Instead of starting 35 games in 2012, the Astros are hoping Brett Myers can save 35 games. In an unexpected move this morning, Astros skipper Brad Mills named Myers his closer for the upcoming season.
Astros starting pitcher Bud Norris joined Vandermeer and Lopez and they talked about what the team is going look like coming into the 2012 season, his thoughts on the new owner and GM and the Astros joining the American League in 2013.
Houston Astros pitcher Bud Norris talks Red Sox coming to town, his growth as a pitcher and the change of pitching coaches
Mike Meltser complains about the lack of video replays at Minute Maid Park
Bud Norris talks about new ownership, the upcoming series versus the D-Backs, Jose Batista and player safety
The Astros pitching staff has the fewest wins of any team in the NL.