Houston Astros Transactions 2024

May
DATETRANSACTION
20 May 2024Signed free agent RHP Layne Henderson to a minor league contract.
18 May 2024Sent RHP Jose Urquidy to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment.
17 May 2024Recalled LHP Parker Mushinski from Sugar Land (PCL). Optioned RHP Shawn Dubin to Sugar Land.
16 May 2024Traded RHP Brandon Bielak to Oakland for cash considerations.
14 May 2024Sent RF Chas McCormick to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment.
12 May 2024Sent RF Chas McCormick and RHP Jose Urquidy to Sugar Land (PCL) on rehab assignments.
11 May 2024Reinstated RHP Cristian Javier from the 15-day IL. Designated RHP Brandon Bielak for assignment.
10 May 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.
5 May 2024Assigned SS Grae Kessinger to Sugar Land (PCL) on a rehab assignment.
4 May 2024Sent RHP Cristian Javier to Corpus Christi (TL) on a rehab assignment. Traded RHP Joel Kuhnel to Toronoto in exchange for cash considerations.
1 May 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
30 April 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).
29 April 2024Optioned 3B Trey Cabbage to Sugar Land (PCL).
27 April 2024Reinstated LHP Framber Valdez from the 15-day IL. Recalled 3B Trey Cabbage from Sugar Land (PCL).
26 April 2024Optioned RHP J.P. France to Sugar Land (PCL).
21 April 2024Placed RHP Cristian Javier on the 15-day IL, retroactive to April 18. Recalled RHP Spencer Arrighetti from Sugar Land (PCL).
19 April 2024Reinstated RHP Justin Verlander from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
18 April 2024Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
17 April 2024Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
16 April 2024Optioned RHP Spencer Arrighetti to Sugar Land (PCL). Recalled RHP Forrest Whitley from Sugar Land (PCL).
15 April 2024Reassigned RHP Wander Suero to Sugar Land (PCL).
14 April 2024Sent C Cooper Hummel outright to Sugar Land (PCL).
13 April 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.
12 April 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.
11 April 2024Assigned RHP Miguel Diaz outright to Sugan Land (IL) and he rejected the assignment and elected free agency.
10 April 2024Optioned RHP Wander Suero to Sugar Land (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Spencer Arrighetti. Designated OF Cooper Hummel for assignment.
9 April 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.
8 April 2024Selected the contract of RHP Blair Henley from Sugar Land (PCL). Designated RHP Miguel Diaz for assignment.
7 April 2024Sent RHP Shawn Dubin on a rehab assignment to Sugar Land (PCL).
6 April 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).
5 April 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.
4 April 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.
2 April 2024Placed RHP J.P. France on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Dylan Coleman from Sugar Land (PCL).
March
DATETRANSACTION
30 March 2024Activated RHP Bryan Abreu.
28 March 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.
27 March 2024Claimed RHP Penn Murfee off waivers from Atlanta. Placed RHP Kendall Graveman on the 60-day IL.
22 March 2024Optioned C Cesar Salazar to Sugar Land (PCL).
19 March 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).
14 March 2024Optioned RHP Dylan Coleman to Sugar Land (PCL).
12 March 2024Optioned OF Kenedy Corona to minor league camp.
10 March 2024Optioned RHP Forrest Whitley to Sugar Land (PCL).
February
DATETRANSACTION
13 February 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.
6 February 2024Agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with 2B Jose Altuve.
January
DATETRANSACTION
31 January 2024Acquired 3B Trey Cabbage from Los Angeles Angels for RHP Carlos Espinosa.
29 January 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.
22 January 2024Agreed to terms with LHP Josh Hader on a five-year contract. Designated LHP Matt Gage for assignment.
15 January 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.
11 January 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.
4 January 2024Claimed RHP Declan Cronin off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. Designated RHP Joel Kuhnel for assignment.