Saturday, February 7, 2015

Happy Birthday - 2/7

Happy Birthday to ~

RHP Scott Feldman (32)
Feldman was originally drafted by the Rangers in the 30th round in 2003 and signed with Houston as a free agent in December 2013. In his first season as an Astro in 2014, Feldman was 8-12 with a 3.74 ERA and a 1.303 WHIP in 29 starts.

RHP and MiLB Pitching Coach Dave Borkowski (37)
Originally drafted by the Tigers in the 11th round in 1995, Borkowski signed with Houston as a free agent in December 2005. In 130 games for Houston from 2006 to 2008, he had a 5.44 ERA and a 1.517 WHIP before retiring to coach for the organization. In 2014, he was the pitching coach for Quad Cities.

MiLB Pitching Coach Josh Miller (36)
A one-time Astros farmhand and scout, Miller has served as Pitching Coach for the Greeneville Astros for the last two seasons.

This former Astro celebrates the day as well ~

LHP Juan Pizarro (78)
Pizarro came to Houston from the Cubs in July 1973 and pitched in 15 games for the Astros that season with a 6.56 ERA and a 1.671 WHIP. Pizarro played in 18 major league seasons for eight different teams with a career 3.43 ERA and 1.325 WHIP. He was a two-time All-Star for the White Sox in 1963 and 1964 and he won a World Series with the Milwaukee Braves in 1957.

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