Sunday, March 15, 2015

Happy Birthday - 3/15

Happy Birthday to ~

C Max Stassi (24)
Originally drafted by Oakland in the fourth round in 2009, Stassi came to Houston as a part of the February 2013 trade that sent Jed Lowrie and Fernando Rodriguez to the Athletics. Stassi played all season for AAA Oklahoma City until after the minor league season ended, at which time he was recalled to Houston. In 101 games for OKC, he hit .247/.296/.378 with 20 doubles, two triples and nine home runs. In 72 games as catcher, he posted a 26% caught stealing rate. In Houston, he appeared in only seven games, hitting .350/.350/.450 in 20 plate appearances.

OF Jose Solano (23)
Originally signed out of the Dominican Republic, Solano has now played in the system for five seasons. In 2014, he appeared in 56 games for Tri-City, hitting .241/.267/.352.

One former Astro celebrates a birthday today as well ~

RHP Wayne Granger (71)
Granger came to Houston as a free agent in February 1975 and appeared in 55 games for the Astros that season, going 2-5 with a 3.65 ERA and a 1.338 WHIP. He led the National League in saves in 1970 for the Reds and was named the NL Reliever of the Year in 1969 and 1970.

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