The Houston Astros announced they hired Bo Porter as their new Field Manager for the 2013 season as they move into the American League. Porter will remain with the Nationals for the rest of the 2012 season and remains focused for the playoffs.
Congratulations Bo Porter! We wish him the best of luck in the future. We’ll always remember “fight night” and Bo’s enthusiasm.
The Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo’s Statement regarding the Houston Astors hiring Bo Porter as their field manager:
“Bo Porter joined our staff in 2011 to instruct and coach our young players in how to play the game right, and in how to win. He has been invaluable to us and our drive toward our first postseason. Despite his obvious value, we allowed and encouraged Bo to meet with his hometown Houston Astros to pursue his dream to manage in the major leagues. He is smart, talented, and as fiery a competitor as there is in the game today. Bo will always be a member of the Nationals family, and we wish him every success with the Astros.”