Saturday, October 27, 2012

2012/2013 Astros Off-Season Transactions

Updated through 4/1/13.
The 40-Man Roster stands at 40.

NEW TO THE ASTROS ORGANIZATION

ADDED TO THE TEAM AND THE 40-MAN ROSTER
OF Che-Hsuan Lin - waiver claim from the Red Sox; DFA'd to make room for John Ely
2B/SS Jake Elmore - waiver claim from the Diamondbacks; outrighted to OKC
RHP Sam Demel - waiver claim from the Diamondbacks; claimed off waivers by the Yankees
RHP Phillip Humber - waiver claim from the White Sox
RHP Alex White - trade with the Rockies for Wilton Lopez; put on 60-day DL prior to season
RHP Josh Fields - drafted from Boston in the Rule 5 draft
1B Nate Freiman - drafted from San Diego in the Rule 5 draft - claimed off waivers by Oakland
1B Carlos Pena - free agent signing
RHP John Ely - trade with the Dodgers for Rob Rasmussen; outrighted to OKC
RHP Jose Veras - free agent signing
RHP Brad Peacock - trade with the A's for Jed Lowrie and Fernando Rodriguez
1B Chris Carter - trade with the A's for Jed Lowrie and Fernando Rodriguez
SS Ronny Cedeno - free agent signing

OBTAINED IN TRADE (MINOR LEAGUE) WITH ST INVITE
C Max Stassi - trade with the A's for Jed Lowrie and Fernando Rodriguez

OUTRIGHTED TO OKLAHOMA CITY
*OF Che-Hsuan Lin - Extended a non-roster ST invite

OBTAINED IN TRADE (MINOR LEAGUE)
RHP Alex Gillingham - from the Rockies
RHP Ricky Martinez - from the Cardinals for cash consideration
RHP Gonzalo Sanudo - from the Twins for Mike Kvasnicka

FA SIGNED TO A MINOR LEAGUE CONTRACT W/ST INVITE
OF Trevor Crowe
C Jason Jaramillo
OF Rick Ankiel - added to the 40-man roster
LHP Erik Bedard - added to the 40-man roster

MINOR LEAGUE PHASE OF THE RULE 5 DRAFT
OF Michael Burgess - drafted from the Cubs
RHP Cameron Lamb - drafted from the Giants

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FREE AGENT SIGNINGS
C Oliver Toribio
RHP Joselo Pinales
LHP Junior Garcia

SIGNED AS A MINOR LEAGUE FREE AGENT
2B Carlos Perdomo
C Cody Clark
OF Raoul Torrez
RHP Gerardo Ramirez

NO LONGER IN THE ASTROS ORGANIZATION

TRADED
*RHP Wilton Lopez - traded to the Rockies
LHP Rob Rasmussen - traded to the Dodgers
SS Jed Lowrie - traded to the A's
RHP Fernando Rodriguez - traded to the A's
C/OF Mike Kvasnicka - traded to the Twins

OPTION NOT EXERCISED
*C Chris Snyder - signed by the Nationals

WAIVER CLAIMS
*OF Jordan Schafer - Claimed by the Braves
*OF Arcenio Leon - Claimed by the Brewers
*RHP Mickey Storey - Claimed by the Yankees (Reclaimed by the Astros) (Claimed by the Blue Jays)

LOST TO FREE AGENCY
*LHP Fernando Abad
RHP Erick Abreu
2B Brian Bixler
*OF Brian Bogusevic
LF Travis Buck
RHP Enerio del Rosario
RHP Dayan Diaz
*IF Matt Downs
C Jair Fernandez
RHP Adalberto Flores
1B Mike Hessman
C Landon Powell
RHP Garrett Mock
*IF Scott Moore
RHP Sergio Perez
RHP Aneury Rodriguez
RHP Brian Sanches
SS Angel Sanchez
*OF J.B. Shuck
OF Brad Snyder
RHP Jose Trinidad

RELEASED
RHP Yoiner Angulo
OF Adam Bailey
RHP Francisco Baso
LHP Ricardo Batista
RHP Frangy Colon
OF Johan Tomas de la Cruz
RHP Steven Dennison
C Kenny Diaz
LHP Brad Dydalewicz
RHP Blake Ford
LHP Gabriel Garcia
SS Tyler Greene
RHP Zack Grimmett
RHP Mark Hamburger
C Ben Heath
IF John Hinson
SS Jimmy Howick
UT Neiko Johnson
OF Emilio King
2B Jordan Kreke
OF Jarrod McKinney
LHP Jeremiah Meiners
RHP Daniel Meszaros
RHP Juan Mojica
LHP Kilby Pena
RHP Nate Pettus
C Franny Polanco
RHP Brad Propst
RHP Rodney Quintero
3B Kyle Redinger
OF Garen Wright

RETIRED
OF Drew Locke
SS Alex Todd
LHP Scott Zuloaga

OTHER MOVES

ADDED TO THE 40-MAN ROSTER IN ADVANCE OF THE RULE 5 DRAFT
RHP Jose Cisnero
RHP Jarred Cosart
OF Robbie Grossman
RHP Chia-Jen Lo
LHP Brett Oberholtzer
RHP Ross Seaton
SS Jonathan Villar

OUTRIGHTED TO OKLAHOMA CITY
RHP Kyle Weiland (was on the 60-day DL)
*RHP Chuckie Fick - Extended a non-roster ST invite
*3B/1B Brandon Laird - Extended a non-roster ST invite

RE-SIGNED TO MINOR LEAGUE CONTRACT W/ST INVITE
*RHP Edgar Gonzalez - Added to the 40-man roster
*RHP Jose Valdez
LHP Sergio Escalona
2B Jose Martinez

FREE AGENT RE-SIGNED TO MINOR LEAGUE CONTRACT
*RHP Jorge de Leon

CURRENT FREE AGENTS
*LHP Fernando Abad - signed with the Nationals
RHP Erick Abreu - signed to play in Mexico
2B Brian Bixler - signed with the Mets
*OF Brian Bogusevic - signed with the Cubs
LF Travis Buck - signed with the Padres
*RHP Enerio del Rosario - playing for Monclova in the Mexican League
RHP Dayan Diaz - signed with the Cubs
*IF Matt Downs - signed with the Marlins
C Jair Fernandez - signed with the Cubs
RHP Adalberto Flores - signed to play in Mexico
1B Mike Hessman - signed with the Reds
OF Drew Locke - retired
RHP Garrett Mock - signed with the Diamondbacks
*IF Scott Moore - signed with the A's
RHP Sergio Perez - signed with the A's
C Landon Powell - signed with the Mets
RHP Aneury Rodriguez - signed with the Samsung Lions of the Korean league
RHP Brian Sanches - signed with the Royals
SS Angel Sanchez - signed with the Angels
*OF J.B. Shuck - asked for and granted release; signed with Angels
OF Brad Snyder - signed with the Diamondbacks
RHP Jose Trinidad - signed with the Frontier League Normal Cornbelters
RHP Henry Villar - out of baseball (unconfirmed)

*Removed from the 40-man roster

2 comments:

  1. http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2012/11/01/astros-claim-arizonas-sam-demel-jake-elmore-off-waivers/

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  2. Thank you. I am aware of that and have posted a front page story on it. I will update the ongoing list as soon as possible.

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