Freddy gets another shot to build his case to be the fifth starter after Mitre and Gaudin pitched well and poorly, respectively, last night.
Brett Myers goes for the 'Stros.
1:05 first pitch - no TV.
Well, Aceves had his shot to stay in the running for the fifth starter's spot, but he endured his worst game of the spring (4.1 ip, 5 er, 5 h, 1 bb, 2 k), raising his ERA to 3.77.
Mark Melancon allowed a run over 2/3 of an inning.
On the offensive side -
Gardner: 2-3, 3B (picked off 1B)
NJ: 0-1, 2 BB
Tex: 1-2, BB, K
Arod: 2-3, 2 2B, GIDP
Cano: 1-3, HR, 2 K