Found March 20, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Kansas City Royals acquired catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from the Houston Astros on Tuesday for reliever Kevin Chapman and a player to be named. Quintero will help the Royals overcome the injury of projected starter Salvador Perez, who is expected to be sidelined until July following knee surgery. The 32-year-old Quintero batted .240 with two homers and 25 RBIs last season. Bourgeois, 30, hit .294 with one homer, 16 RBIs and 31 stolen bases in 93 games in 2011. Chapman has toiled in Class-A Wilmington and Double-A Northwest Arkansas, posting a 2-5 mark with 11 saves and a 5.06 ERA.

Royals acquire catcher Quintero from Astros

Courtesy: Royals Media Relations SURPRISE, AZ The Kansas City Royals today announced that the club has acquired catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league pitcher Kevin Chapman and a minor league player to be named. To make room on the Royals 40-man roster, the club placed catchers Salvador Perez (surgery on left...

BREAKING NEWS: Astros trade Jason Bourgeois and Humberto Quintero

Brian McTaggert from is reporting that the Astros have dealt both Jason Bourgeois and Humberto Quintero. At this time, it is unclear as to who the two have been traded to, but McTaggert and Houston Chronicle beatwriter Zachary Levine have reported that both were scratched from action today and were seen saying their last goodbyes with their teammates following...

Royals complete swap with Astros

The Kansas City Royals have acquired catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from the Houston Astros for minor league reliever Kevin Chapman and a player to be named. The deal Tuesday gives Kansas City much-needed help at catcher and sends a young, power arm to the Astros as they build for the future. The 32-year-old Quintero has spent nine years in the major leagues...

Schafer back on track after offseason troubles

After an offseason of personal issues, the Astros' Jordan Schafer says he's a different person. Schafer, 25, was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in in his home state of Florida in October. In November Schafer opted for a pretrial intervention program in which the charge would be expunged if he completes the program successfully. "I'm...

Astros 2012 fantasy baseball preview

Projected lineup CF – Jordan Schafer SS – Jed Lowrie LF – J.D. Martinez 1B – Carlos Lee RF – Brian Bogusevic 3B – Jimmy Paredes/Chris Johnson 2B – Jose Altuve C – Jason Castro/Chris Snyder SP – Wandy Rodriguez SP – Bud Norris SP – J.A. Happ SP – Livan Hernandez SP – Jordan Lyles/Zach Duke CL – Brett Myers Five things to think...

Quntero, Bourgeois to Royals in exchange for Chapman and PTBNL

ROYALS ACQUIRE CATCHER QUINTERO, OUTFIELDER BOURGEOIS FROM HOUSTON FOR PITCHER CHAPMAN AND A PLAYER TO BE NAMED SURPRISE, AZ  (March 20, 2012) – The Kansas City Royals today announced that the club has acquired catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league pitcher Kevin Chapman and a minor league player...

Lance Berkman accuses Bud Selig of extortion. America says duh all at once.

…now we all can’t talk until Lance Berkman says our name three times. In all seriousness, the Cardinals slugger had a few choice words for the way the commish handled the sale of the Houston Astros this offseason. EXTORTION! If you’ll recall, part of the agreement to push the sale through was for Houston, who has been in the National League since the 1960s, was to move to...

Quintero, Bourgeois traded

HOUSTON, TX The Astros have acquired hard-throwing, left-handed pitcher Kevin Chapman and a player to be named later from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for outfielder Jason Bourgeois and catcher Humberto Quintero, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced this afternoon. The 24-year-old Chapman, who was selected by KC in the fourth round of the 2010 June Draft out of the University...

Royals acquire Bourgeois and Quintero

The Royals get outfielder Jason Bourgeois and catcher Humerto Quintero in a trade with the Houston Astros for minor league lefty, Kevin Chapman and a player to be named later. Humerto Quintero, 32, will be sharing the catching duties for the Royals while Salvador Perez recovers from his knee injury. Quintero will get $1 million [...]

2012 season preview: Houston Astros

I am going to tell you something that will shock you: the Houston Astros are not a very good team. They weren't a very good team last year (especially after trading Michael Bourn and Hunter Pence), and they're especially not good this season. The lineup is mostly made up of prospects from their own weak farm system, failed prospects from other organizations, and Carlos Lee...

Common Man Ascends To Royalty

Jason Bourgeois was traded to Royals with Humberto Quintero.  Fun fact:  Did you know Humberto Quadtero weighs exactly a quarter less than Quintero?  When the trade was announced, Bourgeois said he’d once and for all bring down the tyrannical rule of the Royals and restore a society where Lorenzo Cain lost 75 to 100 at-bats and The Guido Playing 2nd Base lost 100 at-bats. ...

There’s no longer a reason to hate the Houston Astros

Yesterday around the time you were walking to unlock your car in your work parking lot, the Houston Astros traded Jason Bourgeois and Humberto Quintero to the Kansas City Royals for the one thing slightly above the dreaded “future considerations”. They got a minor leaguer you’ve never heard of to go with more minor league caliber guys you’ve never heard of and a player to...

Lyles struggles as Astros fall to Cardinals

ISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Lohse allowed one run and three hits in five innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 6-1 Tuesday. Matt Holliday hit a two-run triple in a three-run first against Jordan Lyles and scored on Lance Berkman's a sacrifice fly. Lyles, competing for a spot in Houston's rotation, gave up four runs and seven hits in five innings....
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