Happy Birthday to ~
GCL Manager Ed Romero (55)
Romero managed the GCL Astros in 2011 and 2012 after managing the Greeneville Astros in 2010. He was the Astros third base coach and bench coach in 2008 and 2009, respectively.
One former Astro with a birthday today ~
3B Chris Truby (39)
Originally signed by the Astros as an amateur free agent in 1992, Truby played in 126 games for Houston in 2000 and 2001. He hit .241/.288/.464 with 21 doubles, five triples and 19 home runs. He was traded to the Expos for Geoff Blum in March 2002 (in Blum's first stint with the team).