Thursday, January 29, 2015

Happy Birthday - 1/29

Happy Birthday to ~

1B Dexture McCall (21)
Drafted by the Astros in the 31st round in 2014, McCall spent his first season playing for the Gulf Coast League Astros. In 50 games, he hit .258/.338/.343 with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBI.

C Hank Conger (27)
Originally drafted by the Angels in the first round in 2006, Conger came to the Houston in a November 2014 trade that sent C Carlos Perez and RHP Nick Tropeano to the Angels. In 251 major league games for the Angels from 2010 through 2014, he hit .224/.294/.353 and had a 22% caught stealing rate.

One former Astro also celebrates ~

RHP Brian Meyer (52)
Drafted by Houston in the 16th round in 1986, Meyer pitched in 34 games for the Astros from 1988 to 1990 with an ERA of 2.84 and a WHIP of 1.263. He went on to play in the minor leagues for the Seattle and Cleveland organizations in 1991, but never got back to the majors.

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