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Let's Play Two: Houston vs. Pittsburgh

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Game One (5:05 PM): Ezequiel Astacio (0-4, 9.47) vs. Ian Snell (0-0, 7.00). For whatever it's worth, this matchup features two of the best pitchers in Class AA last year. Snell's start will be his first of the year, and hopefully not his last.

Game Two:  Wandy Rodriguez (4-4, 7.25) vs. Mark Redman (4-9, 4.01). Perhaps somebody can explain this one to me in the comments: Minorleaguebaseball.com and Yahoo Sports both say that Rodriguez was born in January 1979 in the Dominican; The Baseball Cube identifies him as an Astros prospect, but says he was born in November 1983 in Venezuela. If he's actually 21, he's a very good prospect; if, as is more likely, he's 26, he's just a guy. Either way, he's getting pounded this year.