The Houston Astros have been without relief pitcher Matt Albers since April 21. Fellow right hander Anthony Bass has been out since May 10.
Both pitchers remain hopeful that they can return prior to the All-Star break even as they are currently in Florida rehabbing.
Albers, 31, has been dealing with right-shoulder tendinitis while Bass has a right intercostal strain.
DETROIT -- For a kid who grew up in Trenton, Mich. and went to Wayne State, it was a full-circle moment for Houston Astros pitcher Anthony Bass Monday.
Bass took the mound at Comerica Park in the bottom of the eighth and faced the Tigers, the team he rooted for as a kid.
"It was exciting going out there and pitching against the Tigers," Bass said Tuesday in the visitors clubhouse...
Yesterday the Padres traded Anthony Bass to the Houston Astros for the rights to the first pick in today’s Rule 5 Draft. The Vocal Minority’s Nate speculated that the Padres could use that pick to add a left-handed arm to their bullpen in 2014 either by taking Brian Moran (Mariners) or Omar Luis (Yankees). The Rule 5 draft is a cheap way to add an arm to the bullpen with one...
Forgive me while I nerd out.
This afternoon, The Padres traded Anthony Bass plus a player to be named later or cash to the Houston Astros for a player to be named later or cash. Confused already? I was too, but then it all started making sense.
Important for Bass compensation? @jimcallisMLB and @JonathanMayoB3 preview Rule 5 Draft: http://t.co/6M2EJpvqix . @astros have first pick...