Astros sign Bedard to minor-league deal

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeJanuary 22, 2013


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.