Saturday, July 21, 2012

Astros trade Brett Myers to White Sox

Trader Jeff! Ken Rosenthal just tweeted that Houston has traded Brett Myers to the White Sox.

2:17pm - Brian McTaggart confirms the deal

2:33pm - Astros announce Myers to White Sox for RHP Matt Heidenreich, LHP Blair Walters, and a PTBNL

2:33pm - Heidenreich will join AA Corpus; Walters is going to High-A Lancaster

2:34pm - The Astros have also claimed RHP Mark Hamburger off waivers from San Diego

2:37pm - Hamburger will join AAA Oklahoma City

2:49pm - The White Sox will pay $1 million of Myers' remaining salary this season, plus receive money towards Myers' 2013 salary or a buyout


Matt Heidenreich is a 21-year-old starter from AA Birmingham. He's 9-4 with a 3.95 ERA in 18 games split between High-A and AA this season.

Blair Walters is a 22-year-old starter from High-A Winston-Salem. He is 4-6 with a 3.96 ERA in 18 games split between A and High-A this year.

Mark Hamburger is a 25-year-old reliever with a 6.75 ERA in 57.1 IP split between AAA Round Rock (Rangers) and AAA Tuscon (Padres). Hamburger had a 4.50 ERA in 8 innings with the Rangers last season.


Rob said...

Also claimed Mark Hamburger off waivers and sent him to OKC.

Who will survive the cull.

Anonymous said...

Wonder who the ptbnl will be any thoughts people?