Friday, February 6, 2015

Happy Birthday - 2/6

Happy Birthday to ~

3B Matt Duffy (26)
Drafted in 2011 in the 20th round out of the University of Tennessee, this Massachusetts native split his season between Corpus Christi and Oklahoma City. In 136 games, he hit .288/.336/.451 with 22 doubles, four triples, 18 home runs and 84 RBI.

RHP David Paulino (21)
Obtained from Detroit as the PTBNL in the Jose Veras trade, Paulino spent the entire 2014 season on the DL after having undergone Tommy John surgery.

RHP Josue Uribe (20)
Signed as an international free agent out of the Dominican Republic prior to the 2014 season, Uribe pitched his first season in the Dominican Summer League. In 16 bullpen appearances, he was 2-2 with a 1.08 ERA, a 1.000 WHIP and four saves.

One former Astro celebrates the day as well ~

RHP Bill Dawley (57)
Originally drafted by the Reds in the seventh round in 1976, Dawley came to Houston in a March 1983 trade with that organization. In 157 appearances for the Astros from 1983 to 1985, he was 22-13 with 21 saves, a 2.71 ERA and a 1.171 WHIP.  He made the All-Star team in 1983 as a rookie.

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