C Cristian Moronta (22)
Signed by Houston as a NDFA out of the Dominican Republic in 2008, Moronta spent his first two seasons in the DSL before landing in Greeneville in 2011. He hit .242 in 13 games there, .313 with runners on.
RHP Sergio Perez (27)
A native of Florida, Perez was drafted in the second round in 2006 out of the University of Tampa. In 2011 at OKC, he was 5-9 with a 4.25 ERA and a 1.609 WHIP in 22 games, pitching 110 innings. This winter, he is pitching for the Aragua team in the Venezuelan league and is 3-0 in 10 games with a 2.53 ERA and a 1.096 WHIP.
Former Astros with birthdays today:
RHP Steve Shea (69)
Played in 30 games for Houston in 1968, going 4-4 with a 3.38 ERA and a 1.486 WHIP
RHP Buddy Harris (63)
Pitched in 22 games for Houston in 1970 and 1971