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...
TORONTO, ON — A pinch-hit effort by Adam Lind started a rally in the ninth inning but three homeruns by the Astros were enough to defeat the Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday.
Lind replaced Ryan Goins in the ninth inning and hit a double off of relief pitcher Chad Qualls, scoring Dioner Navarro and Colby Rasmus. Then the 2009 Silver Slugger scored when Anthony Bass, replacing Qualls...
We should’ve known better than to think the Angels could sweep the mighty Astros or have their ace (if that is still what you want to call him) actually pitch well against one of the worst lineups in baseball.
Run Expectancy Rundown
Kole Calhoun has really had some bad RE24 performances in this series. At the same time, I don’t know how much you can punish him when he saw 28...
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Padres Trade Anthony Bass To Astros...
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...
Right-hander Anthony Bass has been acquired by the Houston Astros from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named or cash.
The 26-year-old pitched 42 innings in 24 relief appearances this year, compiling a 5.36 ERA with no decisions. He also was 4-6 with a 5.45 ERA in 15 starts at Triple-A Tucson.
Bass made his big league debut in 2011 and has 4-8 career record with a 4.09 ERA...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013
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...