Houston Astros starting pitcher Kyle Weiland's shoulder condition worsened considerably since initial diagnosis of bursitis, sending him in for surgery on what the team believes to be an
infection. It also throws into question what was supposed to be a short disabled-list
stint and leaves open-ended just how long the Astros will need to find a new fifth
Houston Astros right-handed pitcher Kyle Weiland had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday because of an infection in his right shoulder, the team announced. Dr. Pat McCulloch performed the procedure, which involved cleaning out the infected area. Weiland had been placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday because of soreness in his shoulder. He has made three starts this season and...
The Houston Astros placed right-hander Kyle Weiland on the 15-day disabled list - retroactive to April 25 - with an injury to his throwing shoulder, and infielder Marwin Gonzalez was placed on paternity leave to be with his wife as she prepares to give birth to their child.
Infielder Brian Bixler and left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad were recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to...
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April 27, 2012
HOUSTON, TX The Houston Astros have made several roster moves today, recalling left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad and infielder Brian Bixler from Triple A Oklahoma City. Abad and Bixler are taking the roster spots of infielder Marwin Gonzalez, whos been placed on the Paternity List, and right-handed pitcher Kyle Weiland, whos been placed on the 15-day Disabled List with right shoulder...
The Houston Astros are skipping Kyle Weiland for at least one turn in the rotation because of shoulder soreness, and they should know soon if he'll be out longer. Weiland left the team after Wednesday's 7-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers to go back to Houston to see team physicians on the Astros off day. Wandy Rodriguez will make the start in Weiland's place on...
Houston's Kyle Weiland is getting better with every start, but he hasn't been able to eliminate crucial mistakes.
On Saturday night those mistakes cost the right-hander the game.
Matt Kemp set a franchise record for home runs through 15 games with his ninth of the season to back up a solid outing by Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers got a 5-1 win over the Astros...
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April 22, 2012
Kyle Weiland made a good first impression with his new boss.
Weiland threw four hitless innings Monday night as the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-3.
With new Astros owner Jim Crane in attendance at his first spring training game, Weiland induced nine ground-ball outs. He worked out of a two-on, two-outs jam in the third by coaxing Curtis Granderson into a grounder...
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March 12, 2012
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BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Houston Astros for infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Kyle Weiland.
The deal on Wednesday brings the Red Sox a potential replacement for closer Jonathan Papelbon, who signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies. Melancon is a 26-year-old righty who had 20 saves last season with an 8-4 record...
The Astros acquired starter Kyle Weiland from the Red Sox for a reliever, tweets ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.
Weiland, 25, struggled in 24 2/3 innings in his Red Sox debut this year. At Triple-A, he posted a 3.58 ERA, 8.8 K/9, 3.9 BB/9, and 0.7 HR/9 in 128 1/3 innings.