Cardinals signed C J.R. Towles to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
J.R. Towles has elected free agency.
The Twins "fully expect (Sean) Burroughs and (J.R.) Towles to make a push for the 25-man roster," according to ESPN 1500.
Twins signed C J.R. Towles to a minor league contract.
Astros sent C J.R. Towles outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros recalled C J.R. Towles from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros optioned C J.R. Towles to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
J.R. Towles (chin) is now available to play defense.
J.R. Towles is unavailable to catch while the cut on his chin heals.
J.R. Towles grounded out as a pinch-hitter in his return to action Saturday.
J.R. Towles is day-to-day after testing negative for a concussion.
J.R. Towles had to exit Friday's game in the third inning after taking a pair of foul tips off the mask.
J.R. Towles returned to action on Wednesday, popping out in the ninth inning of the Astros' 5-3 win.
J.R. Towles (leg) sat out his sixth straight game Tuesday.