Today is the end of the reign of King Hippo. The Astros have released Gustavo Chacin.
Chacin was 2-2 for the Astros in 2010, with a 4.70 ERA/1.85 WHIP (44 games). He posted a 5.13 ERA/1.58 WHIP for Oklahoma City, allowing 81H/38ER, 37K:24BB in 66.2IP in 2011.
The RedHawks activated Jeff Fulchino from the DL.