Peacock, Bedard make Astros rotation
Brad Peacock and Erik Bedard have made the Houston Astros’
rotation and will pitch the fourth and fifth games of the regular
Right-hander Edgar Gonzalez was sent to Triple-A Oklahoma City,
bringing the Astros’ roster to 25 players three days before Sunday
night’s opener against the Texas Rangers.
Peacock, acquired in a February trade from Oakland, will start
against the Athletics on April 5, the Astros’ fourth game. Bedard,
a veteran left-hander signed as a free agent in January, will pitch
the following game against Oakland.
Bud Norris, Lucas Harrell and Philip Humber will pitch the
Astros’ first three games against Texas.