Saturday, November 8, 2014

Happy Birthday - 11/8

Happy Birthday to ~

OF Juan Fuentes (21)
Fuentes is in his second professional season, having played for the Blue Jays in 2013. In 58 games for the DSL team this season, he hit .300/.423/.367. He is from the Dominican Republic.

Two former Astros celebrate the day as well ~

OF John Fishel (52)
Drafted by Houston in the ninth round in 1985, Fishel's entire major league career consisted of 19 games played for the Astros in 1988 in which he hit .231/.310/.346. He was traded, along with two others, to the Yankees in January of 1989 for Rick Rhoden. He was the 1984 College World Series Outstanding Player when he played for California State at Fullerton.

OF Eric Anthony (47)
A 34th round draft pick by Houston in 1986, Anthony played for the Astros from 1989 to 1993, hitting .224/.295/.378. He was traded to the Mariners in December 1993 for Mike Felder and Mike Hampton. He was one of the few players ever to hit a home run into the upper deck of the Astrodome.

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