A.J. Reed may have just gotten drafted, but he is already moving up the ladder in the Astros' minor league system.
After his stellar start this past Thursday, 2013 top overall pick Mark Appel has been promoted from Lancaster to the Astros' Double-A affiliate in Corpus Christi.
Matt Albers isn't used to being injured. That, in part, has made his recovery from a shoulder injury difficult.
With Josh Zeid going on the DL with a foot injury, the Astros have recalled Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Manager Mike Redmond is confident in the Miami Marlins' young starters, and another meeting with the Houston Astros may reinforce his convictions.