Lorenzen, Buxton, Hernández, Cueto out for Wild Card Series; Correa, Siri, Bush on rosters
Michael Lorenzen, Byron Buxton, Johnny Cueto and Jonathan Hernández were among the players left off rosters for Wild Card Series, while the Texas Rangers made the surprise inclusion of former top draft pick Matt Bush.
Houston Astros acquire Trey Mancini in three-team trade deal
The Houston Astros have acquired 1B/DH Trey Mancini from the Baltimore Orioles and minor league RHP Jayden Murray from the Tampa Bay Rays in part of a three-team trade. To complete their portion of the deal, the Astros sent OF Jose Siri to the Rays and minor league RHP Chayce McDermott to the Orioles. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager James Click.
Frazier, Gonzales lead M’s past Astros 11-1 in home opener
Marco Gonzales rebounded from a rocky first start to throw seven solid innings, Adam Frazier had four hits including a two-run triple and two-run double, and the Seattle Mariners opened their home campaign with a 11-1 win over the Houston Astros.
Urquidy solid, Astros belt three HRs in 7-2 win over Rangers
Jake Meyers and Marwin Gonzalez hit consecutive homers in a three-run second inning, Kyle Tucker had a home run among his three hits, and Jose Urquidy allowed one run and two hits in six innings for his seventh win of the season as the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 7-2.