Bedard to get first start as an Astro

Bedard to get first start as an Astro
February 25, 2013, 8:00 pm
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After losing to the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-2, on Monday, the Astros’ action on Tuesday features split squad games at home in Kissimmee and on the road against Tampa Bay in Port Charlotte.

Bo Porter will manage the home game versus Detroit at Osceola Stadium at 12:05 p.m. Left-handed pitcher Erik Bedard will be making his first start as an Astro and will face right-handed pitcher Doug Fister of the Tigers. Other players on the roster for this game:

Pitchers: Kevin Chapman, John Ely, Chia-Jen Lo, Rudy Owens, Jose Veras, Wesley Wright

Infielders: Jose Altuve, Delino DeShields, Tyler Greene, Brandon Laird, Carlos Pena, Jonathan Villar, Brett Wallace

Outfielders: Rick Ankiel, Brandon Barnes, Trevor Crowe, Jake Goebbert, Marc Krauss, Fernando Martinez, J.D. Martinez, George Springer

Bench coach Eduardo Perez will manage the other squad against Tampa Bay. Righty Jordan Lyles (0-0, -.--) will take the mound versus lefty David Price (0-0, -.--). Other players on the roster for this matchup:

Pitchers: Rhiner Cruz, C.J. Fick, Edgar Gonzalez, Ross Seaton, Jose Valdez, Josh Zeid

Catchers: Jason Jaramillo, Carlos Perez, Chris Wallace

Infielders: Chris Carter, Matt Dominguez, Jake Elmore, Nate Freiman, Jose Martinez

Outfielders: Robbie Grossman, Justin Maxwell, Jimmy Paredes