Thu, 05 Jun 2014 08:55:45 -0700
Houston Astros RP Rhiner Cruz signed to play with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Japanese League Wednesday, June 4.
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 09:14:34 -0800
The Houston Astros outrighted RP Rhiner Cruz to the minors after he cleared waivers Monday, Dec. 23.
Sat, 07 Sep 2013 18:26:32 -0700
The Houston Astros have recalled Brandon Laird, OF Jimmy Paredes, P Rhiner Cruz and David Martinez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Thu, 02 May 2013 13:07:01 -0700
The Houston Astros optioned SP Brad Peacock and RP Rhiner Cruz to Triple-A Oklahoma City Thursday, May 2.
Fantasy Tip: Don't give up on Peacock just yet. The Astros have said that they are open to letting him reclaim a rotation spot eventually. Now he'll have to prove that he's worthy of being recalled by performing well down on the farm. Don't lose sight of him in AL-only leagues.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:06:00 -0700
Houston Astros SP Brad Peacock has won the fourth spot in the starting rotation. RPs Joshua Fields and Rhiner Cruz have also made the team.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:59:15 -0800
Houston Astros OF Fernando Martinez (Spain), and Ps Rhiner Cruz (Spain) and Xavier Cedeno (Puerto Rico) will play in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Others playing in the Classic include P Murilo Gouvea (Brazil), OF Che-Hsuan Lin (Chinese Taipei) and P Chia-Jen Lo (Chinese Taipei).
Tue, 08 May 2012 21:10:38 -0700
The Houston Astros optioned SP Aneury Rodriguez to Triple-A Oklahoma City Tuesday, May 8, and they activated RP Rhiner Cruz (ankle) from the 15-day disabled list.
Sat, 05 May 2012 22:35:10 -0700
Houston Astros manager Bradley Mills said Saturday, May 5, that RP Rhiner Cruz (ankle) is scheduled to pitch again Monday, May 7, for Triple-A Oklahoma City. Cruz worked two-thirds of an inning for the RedHawks Saturday in the first game of a rehab stint, allowing two runs - one earned - and a walk with two strikeouts.
Tue, 01 May 2012 21:51:14 -0700
The Houston Astros placed RP Rhiner Cruz (ankle) on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, May 1, due to a sprained ankle. In the corresponding move, they recalled RP Enerio Del Rosario from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:32:39 -0700
Houston Astros manager Bradley Mills said Sunday, April 29, that RP Rhiner Cruz (ankle) is improving, and might be available as soon as Monday, April 30.