Smilin' Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Astros have placed LaHawk on waivers:
The Astros placed right-handed reliever LaTroy Hawkins on trade waivers Monday, a development that should snap the Rockies, Cardinals and Dodgers to attention.
The Rockies, who have the worst record of the three, would get the first crack at Hawkins in the waiver process. Hawkins, owed less than $900,000 for the rest of the season, has held opponents to a .645 OPS in 48 2/3 innings.
If LaHawk goes, that muddies the 2010 closer picture a little bit...