April 2013

Astros do it right in AL debut

Another Opening Night is in the books, and the Astros are top of the baseball world — at least for one night — after beating the Rangers, 8-2, on Sunday at sold-out Minute Maid Park. The first game in the American League, the first game in their sharp new uniforms and the first game for new manager Bo Porter couldn’t have gone any better for the Astros, who snapped a six-game losing streak on Opening Day.

After the game, Twitter was alive with Astros inspiration:

Here’s are links to MLB.com’s coverage of Opening Day, which included tons of video by Alyson Footer and enough to keep you reading during Monday’s off day: