Winter Meetings: Porter on Bass, bullpen
The Astros have acquired right-handed pitcher Anthony Bass from the Padres.
The Astros will send a player to be named later or cash considerations to San Diego, which will also send a player or cash considerations back to Houston.
Bass, 26, made 24 appearances, pitching 42 innings for the Padres in 2013. He spent three months in Triple A and made 15 starts for the Tucson Padres.
For his career in the majors, he has a 4.08 ERA in 75 appearances, including 18 starts.
In 113 minor league games (86 starts) he is 33-23 with a 3.48 ERA.
With the addition of Bass, the Astros' 40-man roster is at 38.