Facing the team that drafted him, Jarred Cosart yielded four runs in 1 2/3 innings Sunday against the Phillies.
The Astros are considering letting Jarred Cosart compete for the closer job in spring training.
Astros purchased the contract of RHP Jarred Cosart from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros pitching prospect Jarred Cosart has been promoted to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros prospect Jarred Cosart threw five scoreless innings Sunday for Double-A Corpus Christi.
Astros acquired RHPs Jarred Cosart and Josh Zeid, 1B Jonathan Singleton and a player to be named later from the Phillies for OF Hunter Pence and cash considerations.
Phillies prospect right-hander Jarred Cosart, who was left off the Futures Team roster with a strained elbow, visited Dr. James Andrews last week.