RF Domingo Santana (20)
First signed by the Phillies as a NDFA out of the Dominican Republic in 2009, Santana came to the Astros organization as the PTBNL in the July 2011 Hunter Pence trade. In his first season at Hi-A Lancaster this year, he is hitting .285/.358/.513 with 20 doubles, five triples, 17 home runs and 80 RBI.
One former Astro with a birthday today ~
OF Jesus de la Rosa (59)
An NDFA signing by Houston from the Dominican Republic in 1969, de la Rosa's entire career consisted of three pinch hit appearances for the Astros in August 1975. His cup of coffee would give him a .333/.333/.667 batting line as his only hit happened to be a double. He also scored a run.