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Houston Astros Transactions 2020

October
DATETRANSACTION
9 October 2020Announced RHP Joe Biagini selected free agency in lieu of outright assignment to Round Rock (PCL).
6 October 2020Sent RHP Joe Biagini outright to Round Rock (PCL).
5 October 2020Reassigned INF Jack Mayfield to the minor leagues. Activated RHP Luis Garcia.
September
DATETRANSACTION
29 September 2020Agreed to terms with 1B Yuli Gurriel on a one-year contract. Reassigned RHPs Barndon Bailey, Joe Biagini, Humberto Castellanos, Chase De Jong, Chris Devenski, Luis Garcia, Brad Peacock, Nivaldo Rodriguez, Carlos Sanabria and Justin Verlander, LHP Cionel Perez and INF Taylor Jones to the minor leagues. Selected the contract of OF Chas McCormick from alternate training site. Designated RHP Joe Biagini for assignment.
27 September 2020Optioned RHP Brandon Bielak to alternate training site. Recalled RHP Nivaldo Rodriguez from alternate training site.
25 September 2020Placed RHP Josh James on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Chase De Jong from alternate training site.
18 September 2020Activated LHP Blake Taylor from 10-day IL. Placed RHP Brad Peacock on the 10-day IL retroactive to Sept. 15.
16 September 2020Activated RHP Lance McCullers from 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Cionel Perez to alternate training site.
15 September 2020Activated INF Jose Altuve from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Humberto Castellanos to the alternate training site.
9 September 2020Optioned RHP Chase De Jong to alternate training site. Activated RHP Josh James from IL. Optioned C Garrett Stubbs to alternate training site.
8 September 2020Activated 3B Alex Bregman from 10-day IL.
7 September 2020Plaecd RHP Chris Devenski and LHP Blake Taylor (retroactive to Sept. 6) on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHPs Humberto Castellanos and Chase De Jong from alternate training site. Placed LHP Blake Taylor on the 10-day IL retroactive to Sept. 6.
6 September 2020Placed RHP Lance McCullers Jr. on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Cionel Perez from taxi squad. Optioned RHP Jumerto Castellanos to alternate training site.
5 September 2020Placed 2B Jose Altuve on the IL retroactive to Sept. 4th. Activated RHPs Jose Urquidy and Brad Peacock from the IL. Recalled RHP Humberto Castellanon, Optioned LHP Cionel Perez to alternate training site. Transferred RHP Rogelio Armenteros from 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
4 September 2020Recalled RHP Chris Devenski from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Joe Biagini to alternate training site.
August
DATETRANSACTION
30 August 2020Optioned 1b Taylor Jones to alternate training site.
29 August 2020Activated INF Aledmys Diaz from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Chase De Jong and 1B Taylor Jones to alternate training site. Selected the contract of RHP Luis Garcia from alternate training site.
26 August 2020Optioned RHP Humberto Castellanos to alternate training site.
25 August 2020Recalled RHP Humberto Castellanos from alternate training site.
23 August 2020Recalled RHP Chase De Jong from taxi squad. Optioned RHP Humberto Castellanos to alternate training site. Transferred OF Yordan Alvarez from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
22 August 2020Activated OF Michael Brantley from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Josh James on the 10-day IL.
20 August 2020Placed 3B Alex Bregman on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Cionel Perez from alternate training site.
18 August 2020Placed DH Yordan Alvarez on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 16. Recalled IF Taylor Jones from alternate training site.
16 August 2020Recalled INF Jack Mayfield from alternate training site.
15 August 2020Activated RHP Joe Biagini from the IL. Optioned RHP Brandon Bailey to alternate training site. Placed OF Michael Brantley on the 10-day IL retroactive to August 12.
14 August 2020Activated OF Yordan Alvarez from the IL. Optioned RHP Nivaldo Rodriguez to alternate training site.
11 August 2020MLB has suspended Alex Cintron for 20 games and an undisclosed fine for his role in benches-clearing incident on August 9th against the Oakland A's. Activated LHP Brooks Raley and optioned RHP Carlos Sanabria to alternate training site.
9 August 2020Acquired LHP Brooks Raley from Cincinnati in exchange for a player to be named later. Transferred RHP Roberto Osuna to the 45-day IL.
7 August 2020Purchased contract of RHP Chase De Jong to a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Austin Pruitt to the 45-day IL.
6 August 2020Optioned RHP Bryan Abreu and INF Jack Mayfield to alternate training site. Placed LHP Kent Emanuel on the restricted list.
2 August 2020Selected the contract of Carlos Sanabria from alternate training site. Placed RHP Chris Devenski on the 10-day IL retroactive to July 29.
July
DATETRANSACTION
31 July 2020Signed RHP Fernando Rodney to a minor league contract.
29 July 2020Acquired RHP Hector Velazquez from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later.
28 July 2020Exercised 2021 contract options for manager Dusty Baker, third base coach Gary Pettis and pitching coach Brent Strom. Selected the contract of RHP Andre Scrubb from the alternate training site. Placed RHP Joe Biagini on the 10-day IL retroactive to July 27.
27 July 2020Placed RHP Justin Verlander on the 10-day IL retroactive to July 25. Optioned IF Taylor Jones to alternate training sit. Recalled RHP Nivaldo Rodriguez from the alternate training site. Selected the contract of Brandon Bielak from the alternate training site.
25 July 2020Recalled INF Taylor Jones. Palced INF Aledmys Diaz on the 10-day IL.
23 July 2020Selected the contracts of RHP Brandon Bailey from alternate training site. Recalled RHP's Cristian Javier and Enoli Paredes, C Garrett Stubbs, 2B Jack Mayfield and LHP Blake Taylor from Round Rock Express. Placed RHP Brad Peacock on the 10-day IL. Placed RHP's Rogelio Armenteros and Austin Pruitt on the IL.
15 July 2020Placed RHP Joe Smith on the restricted list.
13 July 2020Placed OF Yordan Alvarez, RHP Ralph Garza, RHP Jose Urquidy, RHP Shawn Dubin, LHP Cionel Perez on the 10-day IL.
June
DATETRANSACTION
23 June 2020Signed RHP Jimmy Endersby, RHP Jonathan Sprinkle and OF Cody Orr to minor league contracts.
19 June 2020Agreed to terms with INF J.C. Correa. Signed RHPs Alex Santos II, and Zach Matthews.
March
DATETRANSACTION
27 March 2020Optioned LHP Blake Taylor, C Garrett Stubbs and 2B Jack Mayfield to Round Rock (PCL).
19 March 2020Released RHP Jared Hughes.
February
DATETRANSACTION
3 February 2020Named James Click general manager.
January
DATETRANSACTION
29 January 2020Named Dusty Baker manager.
28 January 2020Named Ryan Engels development coach of Round Rock (PCL); Gregorio Pettit manager, Jason Kanzler hitting coach and Sean Connole mental skills and development coach of Corpus Christi (TL); Rafael Pe?a hitting coach of Fayetteville (Carolina); Sean Godfrey hitting coach of Quad Cities (MWL); Wladimir Sutil manager, Ernesto Irizarry hitting coach and Tanner Lubbach development coach of Tri-City (NYP); Ricardo Rivera manager of the GCL Astros; Luis Reynoso hitting coach of the DSL Astros; Jeff Lewis minor league rehab coordinator; and Terrence Kennell minor league strength and conditioning rehab coordinator.
16 January 2020Agreed to terms with OF George Springer on a one-year contract.
13 January 2020Fired manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow.
10 January 2020Agreed to terms with SS Carlos Correa; RHP Chris Devenski; RHP Roberto Osuna and RHP Brad Peacock on one-year contracts.