Originally posted on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 4/4/12
HOUSTON, TX The Houston Astros have set their 2012 Opening Day 25-man roster, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. In order to set the active roster at 25, the team had to make four transactions today. Right-handed pitcher Henry Sosa has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple A Oklahoma City. Left-handed pitcher Sergio Escalona has been placed on the 15-day Disabled List. The Astros also have purchased the contract of outfielder Travis Buck. The only other non-roster player that was still on the Major League Spring Training roster was OF Justin Ruggiano, whos been assigned to Oklahoma City. After todays transactions the Astros 40-man roster stands at 37.
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