Saturday, February 9, 2013

Happy Birthday - 2/9

Happy Birthday to ~

RHP Daniel Minor (22)
Drafted in the ninth round in 2012 out of Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, Minor was 3-2 with a 2.75 ERA and a 1.034 WHIP in 11 starts. In his final four starts, he had a 0.35 ERA and a 0.538 WHIP. Minor was recently honored at the South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet as the Texas A&M Corpus Player of the Year.

Former Astros with birthdays today ~

RHP Ramon Garcia (44)
Drafted from the Brewers in the 1996 Rule 5 draft, Garcia pitched in 42 games (20 starts) for the Astros in 1997 with a 9-8 record, a 3.69 ERA and a 1.305 WHIP.

LHP Hal Gilson (71)
Gilson came to Houston in a trade with the Cardinals in June 1968 and pitched only three and two-thirds innings in two games for the Astros that year with forgettable results.

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