RHP Jamaine Cotton (22)
Originally from the Virgin Islands, Cotton was drafted in the 15th round in 2010 out of Western Oklahoma State University. In 23 appearances for Tri-City this season, he was 2-1 with a 3.31 ERA and a 1.408 WHIP. He was extremely effective in June and July when he put up a 1.47 ERA and 1.091 WHIP before a couple of rough August outings inflated his numbers.
Two former Astros have birthdays today ~
2B Gary Sutherland (68)
Sutherland spent time with the Philadelphia and Montreal organizations before coming to Houston in 1972. He only played in 21 games for the Astros in 1972 and 1973, hitting .242/.277/.323, before moving on to have his most productive years with Detroit in the mid 70's.
RHP Doug Konieczny (61)
A first round pick by Houston in 1971, Konieczny played for the Astros in 1973 to 1975 and in 1977. In 44 games (38 starts), he was 7-18 with a 4.93 ERA and a 1.588 WHIP.