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Houston Astros News
Opening Day FAQ: White Sox vs. Astros (mlb.com)
Megan Thee Stallion, Mark Wahlberg, other celebs involved in Astros opening series (houstonchronicle.com)
2023 Houston Astros Roster (ourmidland.com)
Al West News
ESPN’s Passan: Led by a top-5 rotation, Mariners’ ceiling is ‘championship’ (sports.mynorthwest.com)
A’s ‘dreadful’ roster gets no respect from oddsmakers (reviewjournal.com)
Angels Opening Day roster is complete with exception of one spot (halohangout.com)
MLB unveils new replay technology and marketing approach (sportsnet.ca)
Geronimo Peña (56) was never a member of the Houston Astros, however he fathered a current member of the team; the 2022 ALCS and World Series MVP Jeremy Peña. The former played 378 games of MLB ball over seven years, hitting .262/.345/.427.
Eric Bruntlett (45) played the first five of his seven major league seasons with Houston, from 2003 through 2007. In 320 games, he hit .250/.323/.364.