Report: Astros hire Bo Porter

Updated: September 27, 2012, 9:00 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Houston Astros will name Washington Nationals third-base coach Bo Porter as their manager for next season, according to a FoxSports.com report.

The Astros, who move to the American League next season, plan to announce the move Thursday morning, the website reported, citing anonymous major league sources. The Astros have scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. ET.

Porter will stay with the Nationals, who already have clinched a playoff berth, until their postseason is completed, ...

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