As a result of the transactions, the Astros now have 41 players remaining on the Spring Training roster.
Follow the Astros as they work through their spring schedule in Florida.
Instead of starting 35 games in 2012, the Astros are hoping Brett Myers can save 35 games. In an unexpected move this morning, Astros skipper Brad Mills named Myers his closer for the upcoming season.
The one thing the Astros new brass has stressed this spring training is they want to come out of six week training camp healthy. That explains why they pulled Wandy Rodriguez out of his bullpen session early today.
Pitchers and catchers have reported to Kissimmee and it’s time for spring training games. Check out these options for getting to central Florida to see the Astros in action this March. To see the most games in one trip, plan for the week of March 25 to 31, when the Astros play five games.
The Astros, desperate for some pop in an otherwise punchless lineup, have signed 10-year veteran Jack Cust for an audition in spring training.
Wandy Rodriguez will miss a start because of shoulder tendinitis, but what is he worth to the Astros?