LF/1B Carlos Lee (36)
Originally signed as a NDFA out of Panama by the White Sox in 1994, Lee was signed by the Astros as a free agent in 2006. In 749 games for Houston from 2007 to 2011, he has compiled a .286/.340/.488/.828 batting line with 128 home runs. His best season was the injury-shortened 2008 season (115 games) in which he hit .314/.368/.569/.937. 2012 is the final year of his contract.
One former Astro with a birthday today
RHP Matt Albers (29)
Pitched in 35 games for Houston in 2006 and 2007
Traded to Baltimore in 2007 as a part of the Miguel Tejada trade