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Astros sign Bedard to minor-league deal

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The Houston Astros have signed left-handed pitcher Erik Bedard to a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to spring training, Sportsnet.ca reported.

Bedard, 33, was 7-14 with a 5.01 ERA in 24 games, all starts, for the Pittsburh Pirates last season.

He was released by the Pirates in August.

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