RHP Kyle Weiland (26)
Drafted by Boston in the third round in 2008, Weiland came to Houston in a December 2011 trade along with Jed Lowrie for Mark Melancon. Weiland only pitched in three games for Houston at the beginning of the season before having surgery on his right shoulder, reportedly to clean out an infection. In his three starts, he was 0-3 with a 6.62 ERA and a 1.755 WHIP.
One former Astro with a birthday today:
SS Pat Listach (45)
Originally drafted by the Brewers in the fifth round in 1988, Listach spent five seasons with Milwaukee, where he won Rookie of the Year in 1992, before signing with the Astros as a free agent in 1997. He played 52 games with the Astros that season, putting up a .182 BA and .247 OBP, before being released July 1, 1997. He did not play another major league game.