• Porter will stay in Kissimmee for the team's split-squad game Tuesday against the Tigers, with bench coach Eduardo Perez heading to Port Charlotte for the other game against the Rays.
• The Astros have received permission from Major League Baseball to wear their blue batting jerseys with the rainbow under the arms for Sunday games and other selected games. They were originally only going to be used for batting practice and Spring Training games, but the team likes the look so much it will wear them in regular-season games.
• Former Astros general manager Ed Wade, who was responsible for adding several of the team's current top prospects while he was GM in Houston, was in Clearwater on Saturday. He's a scout for the Phillies, a team for which he was the general manager prior to coming to Houston.