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Monday, February 23, 2009

Three Free Agents Show Up Elsewhere

Three more free agents who were in the Astros organization have shown up with other franchises as Spring Training for minor leaguers gets closer.

Jarred Ball, OF has signed with Arizona. Ball spent last season with Corpus Christi.

Ron Chiavacci, P is with Detroit. Chiavacci was acquired last year for Stephen Randolph. He pitched for Lehigh Valley and Round Rock.

Nick Regilio, P is also with Detroit. Regilio spent 2008 with Round Rock.

These moves leave 15 free agents from last season's Astros system unaccounted for. Please let us know if you have any information on their whereabouts:

Erick Abreu, P
Rob Cosby, IF
Chance Douglass, P
Osvaldo Fernando, IF/Coach
Bo Hall, P
Runelvys Hernandez, P
Ray King, P
Danny Klassen, IF
Val Majewski, OF
Roberto Mena, IF
Kyle Middleton, P
Josh Miller, P
Jose Oyervidez, P
Tomas Perez, IF
Todd Self, IF/Coach


Anonymous said...

Runelvys Hernandez has signed with the Samsung Lions in South Korea.

displacedastrofan said...

Erick Abreu - Lancaster JetHawks
Roberto Mena - Lancaster JetHawks

farmstros said...

Thanks, Displacedastrosfan. I've seen those guys on the Salem/Lancaster roster throughout the entire off-season, so I'm not sure if they have really re-signed or not. They were both signed as free agents by the Astros before last season.

Anonymous said...

I was wondering if you knew anything about the status of Micah Bowie? He is listed on Round Rock's roster, but I can't find anything about him being re-signed.

farmstros said...

About Micah Bowie...he showed as being released by the Astros in August 2008. However, according to WIKIPEDIA, he re-signed a minor league contract with them. That is the first I had seen of that other than him still showing up on the RR roster. I guess we'll know for sure on opening day or if he gets cut during spring training