- Appel pitches Astros to 6-1 win over Veracruz Updated: Mar-30-14 7:35 pm
- Astros look to move past 3 100-loss seasons in row Updated: Mar-25-14 3:57 pm
- Kelly chosen as Cardinals' No. 5 starter after win Updated: Mar-24-14 2:33 am
HOUSTON - Mark Appel, the top pick in last year's draft, pitched three scoreless innings in his first spring training start to help the Houston Astros beat Mexican League team Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz 6-1 on Sunday in their exhibition finale.
HOUSTON - Coming off three straight 100-loss seasons, the Houston Astros are confident they'll be better this year.
JUPITER, Florida - Joe Kelly was told that he will be the Cardinals' No. 5 starter after taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning Sunday in St. Louis' 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros.