Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:19:36 -0700
The Houston Astros reassigned 1B Japhet Amador Saturday, March 22.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:47:06 -0800
Houston Astros 1B Japhet Amador (personal) reported for spring training Friday, Feb. 28, after missing time because of a personal issue. Amador is expected to compete for the starting first base job and believes he will be able to play in a spring training game in three to four days.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:06:13 -0800
The Houston Astros first base job is wide open, with 1B Japhet Amador, 1B Jesus Guzman, OF Marc Krauss, 1B Jonathan Singleton and 1B Brett Wallace all listed as competitors for the gig.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:05:37 -0800
The arrival of Houston Astros 1B Japhet Amador (personal) is being called "imminent." He did not report to camp on time because his wife is ill and pregnant, according to his agent. "Obviously, he had to tend to some family issues. We're excited that he's going to be able to come here and compete for the first-base job, and I look forward to getting him here and talking to him just making sure everything is OK on the home front," manager Bo Porter said Wednesday, Feb. 26. Amador is battling several others for the first base job.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:35:04 -0800
Houston Astros 1B Japhet Amador may not report to camp on time due to a family emergency in Mexico.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 00:49:44 -0700
The Houston Astros will sign 1B Japhet Amador and OF Leonardo Heras from Diablos Rojos in the Mexican League, according to a team press release.