Darin Erstad told the Jamestown Sun that he has decided to retire.
Darin Erstad is still hoping to land a job before spring training.
Darin Erstad (back) returned to action for the Astros on Sunday as a pinch-hitter.
Darin Erstad (back) was available for pinch-hitting duties Saturday and could return to the starting lineup Sunday.
Darin Erstad (back spasms) was held out of the lineup Wednesday for a second consecutive game.
Darin Erstad went 2-for-3 with a homer, a double and three RBI in a loss to the Marlins on Monday night.
Astros activated outfielder Darin Erstad from the 15-day disabled list.
Darin Erstad (hamstring) went 1-for-4 with a double and a run in his first rehab outing with Double-A Corpus Christi.
Darin Erstad (left hamstring strain) is scheduled for two rehab games Tuesday and Wednesday with Double-A Corpus Christi.
Darin Erstad, placed on the disabled list retroactive to July 19, has yet to truly test his strained left hamstring.
Darin Erstad (hamstring) is not yet ready to begin a running program.
Astros placed outfielder Darin Erstad on the 15-Day disabled list, retroactive to July 19, with a strained left hamstring.
Darin Erstad could be headed for the disabled list with lingering tightness and discomfort in his strained left hamstring.
Darin Erstain is likely to hit the disabled list after leaving Saturday's game with a left hamstring strain.