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Posted: May 5, 2013 at 2:13 a.m.

Pitcher Dallas Keuchel (Arkansas Razorbacks ), who was optioned to Class AAA Oklahoma City by the Houston Astros on April 21, was recalled to Houston on Thursday. Keuchel promptly took the loss in the Astros’ 7-3, 14-inning loss to Detroit on Thursday night, allowing 4 runs (all earned) on 7 hits with 4 walks and 4 strikeouts in 4/3 innings. He won his only start for Oklahoma City against New Orleans on April 26, allowing just 3 hits with 5 strikeouts in 6 innings. Four pitchers with Arkansas ties earned two victories this week. DJ Baxendale (Arkansas Razorbacks/Jacksonville), Zach Cates (Conway ), Chase Huchingson (Central Arkansas/ Fayetteville) and Ben Wells (Alexander) all accomplished the feat. Huchingson’s victories were his first for the season, while Baxendale improved to 4-0 and Wells moved to 3-1.

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Sports, Pages 25 on 05/05/2013