Sliding into the season

Jose Altuve ended up on the wrong end of this stolen base attempt as he eventually was tagged out by Elvis Andrus, but Altuveís Astros got the last laugh, winning the opening game of the 2013 baseball season 8-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday in Houston. It was Houstonís first game as a member of the American League after moving over from the National League after last season. Enlarge photo

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Jose Altuve ended up on the wrong end of this stolen base attempt as he eventually was tagged out by Elvis Andrus, but Altuveís Astros got the last laugh, winning the opening game of the 2013 baseball season 8-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday in Houston. It was Houstonís first game as a member of the American League after moving over from the National League after last season.