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• To recognize the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Astros wore "Los Astros" jerseys on Saturday. The team's Latin American players and American-born players with Hispanic heritage were recognized before the game. The first 10,000 fans received "Los Astros" t-shirts.

• Class A Advanced Lancaster is one win away from the California League title. The JetHawks square off with Modesto at "The Hangar" in Lancaster on Saturday night. They lead the best-of-five series, 2-0, after Friday's 11-2 victory.

• The Astros aren't doing anything special to relieve Bud Norris' blister problem. Norris was originally set to start Friday, but the Astros decided to skip him. He will start Thursday in St. Louis.

"This has been going on for his last three starts," interim manager Tony DeFrancesco said. "Every time, there's been an issue. Every time we keep talking about it. Finally we said, 'OK, let's give him time off. Let him skip a complete start and be ready to go."

• Reliever Mickey Storey, who was hit on the right side of his face with a line drive on Thursday, was available to pitch on Saturday.

• To recognize the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Astros wore "Los Astros" jerseys on Saturday. The team's Latin American players and American-born players with Hispanic heritage were recognized before the game. The first 10,000 fans received "Los Astros" t-shirts.

• Class A Advanced Lancaster is one win away from the California League title. The JetHawks square off with Modesto at "The Hangar" in Lancaster on Saturday night. They lead the best-of-five series, 2-0, after Friday's 11-2 victory.

• The Astros aren't doing anything special to relieve Bud Norris' blister problem. Norris was originally set to start Friday, but the Astros decided to skip him. He will start Thursday in St. Louis.

"This has been going on for his last three starts," interim manager Tony DeFrancesco said. "Every time, there's been an issue. Every time we keep talking about it. Finally we said, 'OK, let's give him time off. Let him skip a complete start and be ready to go."

• Reliever Mickey Storey, who was hit on the right side of his face with a line drive on Thursday, was available to pitch on Saturday.