Friday, October 4, 2013

Former Astros in the playoffs

Last night we asked you to name all of the former Astros that spent time on the 2013 roster of teams in the playoffs. No one got them all correct. Here's the list:

Matt Albers (Cleveland)
Clint Barmes (Pittsburgh)
Carlos Beltran (St. Louis)
Jason Bourgeois (Tampa Bay)- Only played in nine August games, but still...
Michael Bourn (Cleveland)
Octavio Dotel (Detroit)
Zach Duke (Cincinnati)
Nate Freiman (Oakland)
Freddy Garcia (Atlanta)
Chris Johnson (Atlanta)
Jed Lowrie (Oakland)
Mark Melancon (Pittsburgh)
Brett Myers (Cleveland)
Wandy Rodriguez (Pittsburgh)
Jordan Schafer (Atlanta)
Luke Scott (Tampa Bay)
Jose Valverde (Detroit)
Jose Veras (Detroit)
Ty Wigginton (St. Louis)
Wesley Wright (Tampa Bay)
Ben Zobrist (Tampa Bay)

Public Self-Shaming Portion of Players I Forgot:
John Buck (Pittsburgh)
David Carpenter (Atlanta) 


Keith Ashcraft said...

Ty Wiggington is still playing? I don't believe it

Anonymous said...

You forgot David Carpenter w/ ATL

farmstros said...

If you include Zobrist, Garcia, and Freiman, you need to put Pirate catcher John Buck on the list too. He was still in the minors when the Astros used him to acquire Carlos Beltran. If that's not enough, he rescued some women from an overturned car a few years ago.