2007 MLB Spring Training

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Astros’ Ensberg: Bible is his daily bread

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (BP)--Houston Astros third baseman Morgan Ensberg vividly remembers a speaker he heard at the team's Bible study a couple of years ago.
      Nanotechnologist Jim Tour gave his testimony to the team about becoming a Christian during college.

Indians’ pitcher embraces uniqueness of the Gospel

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (BP)--Cleveland Indians pitcher Paul Byrd knows what it's like to be hunted. That's exactly how he describes his conversion.

Fla. Marlins’ Tankersley: On the mound, remembering Eric

JUPITER, Fla. (BP)--He's warming up in the bullpen, and he gets the call from the manager. It's time to pitch.

Dad’s bold decision lifechanging
for Houston’s outfielder Luke Scott

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (BP)--When Houston Astros outfielder Luke Scott was a boy, his father made a bold decision for his family. It was a life-changing and eternity-changing decision.
      Scott's parents were raised as Jehovah's Witnesses. But Scott's dad concluded that he wasn't on the right path. Scott remembers a conversation his father had with him, his brother and his sister.

Indians’ Westbrook’s consistency:
7 innings, family, prayer & the Word

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (BP)--Jake Westbrook has been a model of consistency for the Cleveland Indians.
      Over the past three seasons, Westbrook has started at least 30 games and pitched more than 210 innings each year. His win totals over the same period have been 14, 15 and 15.
[QUOTE@left@140="Everything that I’ve been given, the success that I’ve had, I know it comes from Jesus Christ."]       Indians manager Eric Wedge knows he can give the ball to Westbrook, who will pitch seven solid innings and give the team a good chance to win most of the time.
      For Westbrook, that consistency doesn’t stop when he steps off the field. He strives for the same outcome when it comes to his spiritual life as well.