Athletics signed RHP Shawn Chacon to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Sacramento.
Astros requested waivers on RHP Shawn Chacon for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
Shawn Chacon, who was suspended indefinitely by the Astros, said he threw Ed Wade to the floor Wednesday after being asked to attend a meeting with the general manager and manager Cecil Cooper.
The Astros said they have suspended right-hander Shawn Chacon indefinitely.
The Astros said Sunday that they're demoting Shawn Chacon from the rotation and calling up Runelvys Hernandez to replace him.
Shawn Chacon was shelled by the Orioles on Thursday night, as he surrendered six runs on eight hits over five innings in a losing effort.
Shawn Chacon was removed after allowing seven runs in five innings Saturday versus the Cardinals.
Shawn Chacon lasted just one inning against the Brewers on Sunday, yielding four runs and taking a loss in a 10-1 game.
Shawn Chacon held the Cardinals to two-runs over seven innings on Tuesday night, improving to 2-0 in Houston's 8-2 victory.
Shawn Chacon picked up the win after limiting the Cubs to three runs in seven innings on Wednesday night.
Shawn Chacon allowed eight runs -- five earned -- over 3 1/3 innings Friday.
Shawn Chacon held the Rockies to three runs in six innings on Sunday.
Shawn Chacon pitched eight innings of scoreless baseball on Tuesday night, but was denied the win when Jose Valverde blew the save.
Shawn Chacon allowed three runs on four hits and four walks over six innings while earning a no-decision against the Cardinals Tuesday night.