Houston Astros Transactions 2024

July
DATETRANSACTION
July 16, 2024Sent C Victor Caratini to the FCL Astros on a rehab assignment.
July 15, 2024Returned RHP Luis Garcia from rehab assignment.
July 13, 2024Agreed to terms with SS Aledmys Diaz on a minor league contract.
July 11, 2024Reinstated RHP Jake Bloss from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Kaleb Ort to Sugar Land (PCL).
July 6, 2024Recalled RHP Kaleb Ort from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned RHP Luis Contreras to Sugar Land. Sent RHP Jake Bloss to Sugar Land (PCL) on a rehab assignment.
July 4, 2024Sent RHP Luis Garcia on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christ (TL).
July 2, 2024Recalled SS Grae Kessinger from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned INF/OF Cooper Hummel to Sugar Land.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 28, 2024Sent RHP Luis Garcia to the Florida Coast League (FCL) Astros on a rehab assignment. Sent RHP Blair Henley outright to Sugar Land (IL) after he cleared waivers.
June 26, 2024Agreed to terms with C Omar Narvaez on a minor league contract.
June 22, 2024Designated RHP Alex Speas for assignment. Selected the contract of LHP Bryan King from Sugar Land (PCL). Recalled RHP Luis Contreras from Sugar Land. Optioned RHP Nick Hernandez to Sugar Land. Placed RHP Jake Bloss on the 15-day IL.
June 21, 2024Placed C Victor Caratini on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 20. Designated RHP Blair Henley for assignment. Recalled OF Joey Loperfido from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned RHP Luis Contreras to Sugar Land. Selected the contract of RHP Jake Bloss from Corpus Christi (TL).
June 18, 2024Agreed to terms with LHP Brody Rodning on a minor league contract. Placed RHP Justin Verlander on the 15-day IL, retroactive to June 16. Recalled RHP Nick Hernandez from Sugar Land (PCL).
June 14, 2024Released 1B José Abreu. Selected the contract of C Cooper Hummel from Sugar Land (PCL).
June 11, 2024Optioned INF/OF Joey Loperfido to Sugar Land (PCL). Recalled C Cesar Salazar from Sugar Land.
June 8, 2024Recalled INF/OF Joey Loperfido from Sugar Land (PCL).
June 7, 2024Placed OF Kyle Tucker on the 10-day IL.
June 4, 2024Recalled OF Trey Cabbage from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned INF Grae Kessinger to Sugar Land. Acquired RHP Nick Hernandez from San Diego in exchange for cash considerations.
June 1, 2024Recalled RHP Shawn Dubin from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned RHP Alex Speas to Sugar Land.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 28, 2024Claimed RHP Kaleb Ort from Baltimore Orioles and optioned him to Sugar Land (PCL).
May 27, 2024Optioned IF/OF Joey Loperfido to Sugarland (PCL). Recalled INF Jose Abreu from Sugarland. Place RHO Cristian Javier on the 15-day IL retroactive to May 24. Recalled RHP Alex Speas from Sugarland.
May 26, 2024Activated RHP Ronel Blanco.
May 24, 2024Sent RHP Jose Urquidy to Sugar Land (PCL) on a rehab assignment.
May 21, 2024Reinstated OF Chas McCormick from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Trey Cabbage to Sugar Land (PCL).
May 20, 2024Signed free agent RHP Layne Henderson to a minor league contract.
May 18, 2024Sent RHP Jose Urquidy to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment.
May 17, 2024Recalled LHP Parker Mushinski from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned RHP Shawn Dubin to Sugar Land.
May 16, 2024Traded RHP Brandon Bielak to Oakland for cash considerations.
May 14, 2024Sent RF Chas McCormick to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment.
May 12, 2024Sent RF Chas McCormick and RHP Jose Urquidy to Sugar Land (PCL) on rehab assignments.
May 11, 2024Reinstated RHP Cristian Javier from the 15-day IL. Designated RHP Brandon Bielak for assignment.
May 10, 2024Claimed RHP Alex Speas off waivers from Oakland and optioned him to Sugar Land (PCL). Designated OF Corey Julks for assignment. Optioned INF Jacob Amaya to Sugar Land. Reinstated INF Grae Kessinger from the 10-day IL.
May 5, 2024Assigned SS Grae Kessinger to Sugar Land (PCL) on a rehab assignment.
May 4, 2024Sent RHP Cristian Javier to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment. Traded RHP Joel Kuhnel to Toronoto in exchange for cash considerations.
May 1, 2024Recalled 3B Trey Cabbage and SS Jacob Amaya from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned 1B Jose Abreu to Sugar Land. Placed RF Chas McCormick on the 10-day Il, retroactive to April 28.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2024Designated RHP Joel Kuhnel for assignment. Placed SS Grae Kessinger on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 28. Selected the contract of OF Joey Loperfido from Sugar Land (PCL).
April 29, 2024Optioned 3B Trey Cabbage to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 27, 2024Reinstated LHP Framber Valdez from the 15-day IL. Recalled 3B Trey Cabbage from Sugar Land (PCL).
April 26, 2024Optioned RHP J.P. France to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 21, 2024Placed RHP Cristian Javier on the 15-day IL, retroactive to April 18. Recalled RHP Spencer Arrighetti from Sugar Land (PCL).
April 19, 2024Reinstated RHP Justin Verlander from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 18, 2024Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 17, 2024Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 16, 2024Optioned RHP Spencer Arrighetti to Sugar Land (PCL). Recalled RHP Forrest Whitley from Sugar Land (PCL).
April 15, 2024Reassigned RHP Wander Suero to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 14, 2024Sent C Cooper Hummel outright to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 13, 2024Reinstated RHP Shawn Dubin from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Joel Kuhnel to Sugar Land (PCL). Sent RHP Justin Verlander to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment.
April 12, 2024Selected the contract of RHP Joel Kuhnel from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned LHP Parker Mushinski to Sugar Land. Designated RHP Wander Suero for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Miguel Diaz on a minor league contract.
April 11, 2024Assigned RHP Miguel Diaz outright to Sugan Land (IL) and he rejected the assignment and elected free agency.
April 10, 2024Optioned RHP Wander Suero to Sugar Land (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Spencer Arrighetti. Designated OF Cooper Hummel for assignment.
April 9, 2024Transferred RHP Oliver Ortega from the 15-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Wander Suero from Sugar Land (PCL). Recalled LHP Parker Mushinski from Sugar Land. Optioned RHP Blair Henley to Sugar Land Space Cowboys. Placed LHP Framber Valdez on the 15-day IL, retroactive to April 6.
April 8, 2024Selected the contract of RHP Blair Henley from Sugar Land (PCL). Designated RHP Miguel Diaz for assignment.
April 7, 2024Sent RHP Shawn Dubin on a rehab assignment to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 6, 2024Acquired INF Jacob Amaya from Miami in exchange for cash considerations and RHP Valente Bellozo. Transferred LHP Bennett Sousa to the 60-day IL. Optioned INF Jacob Amaya to Sugar Land (PCL).
April 5, 2024Sent RHP Justin Verlander to Sugar Land (PCL) on a rehab assignment. Reinstated RHP J.P. France from the paternity list. Optioned LHP Parker Mushinski to Sugar Land.
April 4, 2024Claimed RHP Miguel Diaz off waivers from Detroit and OF Cooper Hummel from San Francisco. Transferred RHPs Luis Garcia and Penn Murfee to the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Dylan Coleman to Sugar Land (IL). Activated RHP Miguel Diaz.
April 2, 2024Placed RHP J.P. France on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Dylan Coleman from Sugar Land (PCL).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 30, 2024Activated RHP Bryan Abreu.
March 28, 2024Selected the contract of RHP Tayler Scott from Sugar Land (PCL). Placed RHP Lance McCullers Jr. on the 60-day IL. Placed RHPs Shawn Dubin, Luis Garcia, Penn Murfee, Oliver Ortega, Jose Urquidy and Justin Verlander, LHP Bennett Sousa on the 15-day IL.
March 27, 2024Claimed RHP Penn Murfee off waivers from Atlanta. Placed RHP Kendall Graveman on the 60-day IL.
March 22, 2024Optioned C Cesar Salazar to Sugar Land (PCL).
March 19, 2024Agreed to terms with RHP Javier Perez on a minor league contract. Optioned INF David Hensley and INF/OF Trey Cabbage to Sugar Land (PCL).
March 14, 2024Optioned RHP Dylan Coleman to Sugar Land (PCL).
March 12, 2024Optioned OF Kenedy Corona to minor league camp.
March 10, 2024Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 13, 2024Acquired minor league OF Oliver Carrillo from San Diego in exchange for international bonus pool money. He'll report to the Astros minor league camp.
February 6, 2024Agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with 2B Jose Altuve.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 31, 2024Acquired 3B Trey Cabbage from Los Angeles Angels for RHP Carlos Espinosa.
January 29, 2024Agreed to terms with RHPs Joel Kuhnel and Drew Strotman on minor league contracts. Named Tara Boening dietician for Sugar Land (PCL). Named Alex Harter pitching coach for Asheville (SAL). Named Jeff Calhoon development coach for Fayetteville (CRL). Named James Wiseman pitching coach and Tylor Jones hitting coach for Florida Complex League (FCL). Named Johe Acosta manager for the Dominican Complex League (DCL). Named Dan Hennigan hitting coordinator, Tara Boening dietician coordinator, Alexa Garcai Garcia strength & conditioning coordinator and Chuckie Caulfield, Jay Bruce and John Valen special advisors for minor leagues.
January 22, 2024Agreed to terms with LHP Josh Hader on a five-year contract. Designated LHP Matt Gage for assignment.
January 15, 2024Agreed to terms with C Alexi Quiroz, OFs Amauri Ramirez, Sancti Spiritus and Luis Rives, RHPs Angel Peralto, Cristian Navarro and Kevin Santana, INFs Eduardo Lopez and Franchely Silverio on minor league contracts.
January 11, 2024Agreed to terms with RHP Bryan Abreu, RHP José Urquidy and Luis Garcia, OFs Chas McCormick and Kyle Tucker, and LHP Framber Valdez on one-year contracts.
January 4, 2024Claimed RHP Declan Cronin off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. Designated RHP Joel Kuhnel for assignment.