Astros' Bedard Returns to Mound and Strikes Out 3 3/14/13
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Erik Bedard made his first appearance in two weeks
because of a strained glut muscle and stuck out three in one inning Wednesday
for the Houston Astros in a 9-7 loss to a Washington Nationals split squad.
Anthony Rendon had four hits, including a two-run homer in the eighth inning
for Washington. Rendon's fourth long ball of spring training came off
left-hander Dallas Keuchel.
Justin Maxwell's RBI triple highlighted a four-run first inning for the
Astros against Washington starter Ross Ohlendorf, who gave up four runs and five
hits in three innings.
Houston starter Jordan Lyles gave up three runs on six hits in three
Jose Altuve had three hits for the Astros and Brandon Laird hit his third