• Astros to call up Abad for first major league start

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 24, 2012
    Astros tab Abad to start Saturday against Mets NEW YORK Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco announced on Friday that left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad will come up from Triple-A Oklahoma City to make Saturday's start against the Mets. A veteran of 81 major league relief appearances with little success on his record, Fernando Abad will make his first major league start Saturday for the Astros against the Mets. After he was optioned, Abad made three relief appearances with Oklahoma City before he was ad...
    Source: chron.com
    • DeFrancesco would welcome Clemens to Astros

      Though only with the team since Sunday, Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco would have no problem welcoming Roger Clemens to his pitching staff.
      Source: MLB.com

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