HOUSTON — The Houston Astros have signed right-hander Roberto Hernandez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
HOUSTON — Outfielder Colby Rasmus has agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract with the Houston Astros.
HOUSTON — Outfielder Dexter Fowler has been traded from the Houston Astros to the Chicago Cubs for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-hander Dan Straily.
HOUSTON — The Atlanta Braves traded yet another key player on Wednesday night, sending powerful Evan Gattis and right-hander James Hoyt to the Houston Astros for a trio of minor leaguers.
It appears that Ruben Amaro Jr. is making a move to shore up the back of the rotation.