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Braves | Fredi Gonzalez returning

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:08:18 -0700

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez will return for the 2015 season. Also, former Houston Astros interim manager Bo Porter has been hired as the third base coach, according to interim general manager John Hart. Porter will replace Doug Dascenzo. Assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher also won't return. The rest of the coaching staff will remain intact.

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Braves | Bo Porter to be hired

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:20:49 -0700

Former Houston Astros manager Bo Porter is expected to be hired by the Atlanta Braves to serve an undisclosed role on its coaching staff. The announcement is expected in a few days.

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Astros | Bo Porter fired

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:33:50 -0700

The Houston Astros have relieved manager Bo Porter of his duties. Roving infield instructor Tom Lawless will serve as the interim manager. Bench coach Dave Trembley has also been fired.

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Astros | Jerome Williams makes roster

Sun, 23 Mar 2014 08:11:34 -0700

Houston Astros manager Bo Porter said P Jerome Williams has made the team, either as a starting pitcher or a reliever.

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Astros | Bo Porter will return

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 19:43:38 -0700

Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said manager Bo Porter will return to the team next season but nothing has been decided about the other members of the coaching staff.

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Astros | Jonathan Villar will not go on DL

Sat, 10 Aug 2013 01:48:40 -0700

Houston Astros SS Jonathan Villar (thumb) was out of the lineup for a second straight game Friday, Aug. 9 with a sprained left thumb. Manager Bo Porter said Villar will not go on the disabled list but he isn't sure when he'll play. ''He's going to take batting practice and go through the whole routine and we will re-evaluate it after to see what degree of soreness if any and then move forward from there,'' Porter said.

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Astros | Trevor Crowe gets starting nod

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:58:58 -0700

Houston Astros OF Trevor Crowe has supplanted Jimmy Paredes as the team's starting right fielder, according to manager Bo Porter. "He does a great job and makes things happen," Porter said. "You look at the batting average, and I'm not a batting average guy. He's an above-average defender and gives us great flexibility because he's a switch-hitter. He's just a baseball player and understands the game. We'll continue to find opportunities for him."

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Astros | Jose Altuve thinks he can play Tuesday

Mon, 13 May 2013 19:27:23 -0700

Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuze (jaw) told manager Bo Porter he would be able to play Tuesday, May 14.

Fantasy Tip: Good news for Altuze, who appears to have avoided serious injury. Double check his status for tomorrow before inserting him back into your lineup.

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Astros | Tony DeFrancesco uncertain of future

Sat, 29 Sep 2012 12:51:50 -0700

Houston Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco could return to Oklahoma City as the organization's Triple-A manager next season, although he appears to prefer having a spot on the coaching staff of incoming manager Bo Porter. He has also mentioned possibilities in the front office or player development.

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Astros | Bo Porter named as next manager

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 23:28:18 -0700

The Houston Astros have named Washington Nationals third-base coach Bo Porter as their new manager. Porter will be formally introduced at a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 27. Porter will stay with the Nationals until their postseason is over.

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