Astros designated LHP Joe Thatcher for assignment.
Astros purchased the contract of LHP Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Fresno.
Astros signed LHP Joe Thatcher to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
One source told Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle that they believe the Astros will sign Joe Thatcher to a minor league contract.
According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, free agent Joe Thatcher is in talks with 10-plus clubs, including the Mets, Astros, Athletics, and Rangers.
Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that five-plus teams are in on Joe Thatcher.
Joe Thatcher is not on the Angels' ALDS roster.
Angels activated LHP Joe Thatcher from the 15-day disabled list.
Joe Thatcher (ankle) is expected to return from the disabled list this weekend.
Joe Thatcher (ankle) will meet up with the Angels on Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.
Joe Thatcher (ankle) will make a rehab appearance for Double-A Arkansas on Saturday night.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Tuesday that Joe Thatcher (ankle) could be 7-10 days away from a return.
Joe Thatcher (ankle) recently tried to throw off a mound but said "it didn’t go well."
Joe Thatcher (ankle) has begun running and hopes to throw a bullpen session on Saturday.