Mon, 31 Aug 2009 11:59:24 -0700
CBSSports.com reports the Chicago Cubs signed free-agent SP Ezequiel Astacio (Rangers) to a minor league deal Sunday, Aug. 30. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sun, 01 Apr 2007 12:43:49 -0700
The Texas Rangers have designated SP Ezequiel Astacio for assignment, according to the Associated Press.
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 18:36:03 -0700
T.R.Sullivan, of Texas.Rangers.MLB.com, reports the Texas Rangers claimed SP Ezequiel Astacio off waivers from the Houston Astros.
Wed, 14 Mar 2007 01:02:15 -0700
According to The Houston Chronicle, Houston Astros P Ezequiel Astacio remains in the running for the team's fifth starter spot.
Tue, 06 Mar 2007 00:41:51 -0800
The Houston Chronicle reports Houston Astros SP Brian Moehler, who's battling for the No. 5 spot in the pitching rotation, will start March 6 against the New York Mets. SP Woody Williams was supposed to start but was removed to pitch in a minor-league game. Moehler will be followed by P Dave Borkowski, P Paul Estrada, P Scott Sauerbeck and P Ezequiel Astacio.
Thu, 15 Feb 2007 23:06:06 -0800
The Houston Chronicle reports six pitchers (Fernando Nieve, Chris Sampson, Brian Moehler, Dave Borkowski, Matt Albers and Ezequiel Astacio) are the top contenders for the fifth starting spot in the rotation.
Fri, 12 May 2006 22:17:34 -0700
The Houston Astros have optioned SP Ezequiel Astacio to Triple-A Round Rock, according to USAToday.com.
Fri, 14 Apr 2006 15:45:23 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Houston Astros recalled SP Ezequiel Astacio from Triple-A Round Rock.
Sun, 26 Mar 2006 15:51:16 -0800
Updating previous items, the Houston Chronicle's Jose De Jesus Ortiz and Brian McTaggart report the Houston Astros optioned SP Ezequiel Astacio to Triple-A Round Rock Saturday, March 25. He had fallen out of contention for the fifth spot in the starting rotation due to his inconsistency on the mound. Nonetheless, he is considered to still be in the running for a long relief role, according to Astros MAN Phil Garner.
Fri, 24 Mar 2006 12:17:56 -0800
Alyson Footer, of Astros.MLB.com, reports Houston Astros SP Ezequiel Astacio pitched the final four innings in the Astros 8-1 loss to the New York Yankees March 23. Astacio, bidding for a spot in the starting rotation, gave up four runs (three earned) on six hits.