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Jorge De Leon | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/15/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jorge De Leon (quad) threw live batting practice Thursday.
De Leon had to undergo an MRI after straining his right quad last week, but he's feeling much better. The 26-year-old is competing for a middle relief spot in the Astros' bullpen. Feb 27 - 8:58 PM

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Jorge De Leon (quad) could throw a bullpen Monday.

De Leon underwent an MRI last week for a sore right quad, and it apparently showed no major damage. He's almost back on track but still a longshot for the Astros' Opening Day roster. The 26-year-old right-hander had a 3.46 ERA in 67 2/3 innings last summer between Double-A and Triple-A.
Feb 24 - 9:55 AM

Jorge De Leon underwent an MRI on his ailing right quad.

De Leon strained the quad earlier this week. The Astros are waiting on the results of the exam, but it's probably safe to say he'll be held out of action for at least a few more days. A non-roster invitee, De Leon is a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster.
Feb 21 - 3:04 PM

Astros sent RHP Jorge De Leon outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He's now off their 40-man roster. De Leon, 26, posted a 5.40 ERA over 11 appearances for the Astros this season.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 06:45:00 PM

Astros recalled RHP Jorge De Leon from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

De Leon had a cup of coffee with the Astros last month and put up a 3.46 ERA with 48 strikeouts over 67 2/3 Triple-A innings. He'll be used in middle relief.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 11:45:00 AM

Astros optioned RHP Jorge De Leon to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

De Leon, 25, was called up last week and posted a 10.80 ERA in two appearances. Marwin Gonzalez has been recalled to take his spot on the active roster.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 09:11:00 AM

Astros purchased the contract of RHP Jorge De Leon from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He'll take the place of Jose Cisnero in the Astros' bullpen. De Leon, 25, had a 3.75 ERA and 41/17 K/BB ratio over 60 innings this season between Double- and Triple-A this season. Look for him in middle relief.
Wed, Aug 7, 2013 03:42:00 PM

Astros sent RHP Jorge De Leon outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

De Leon was added to the 40-man roster last month, but now he's back off it. The former shortstop posted a 7.70 ERA at High-A this season.
Sun, Nov 4, 2012 08:34:00 AM

Astros recalled RHP Jorge De Leon from High-A Lancaster.

A former shortstop, De Leon's conversion to the mound hit a major speed bump this year, as he put up a 7.70 ERA at High-A. He throws hard, but at 25, he'll need to show some promise in a hurry.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 11:28:00 AM

Astros optioned RHP Jorge De Leon to Double-A Corpus Christi.

De Leon, a converted shortstop, has a 2.48 ERA and 80/25 K/BB ratio over 83 1/3 relief innings between Low-A Tri City and Class A Lexington since moving to the mound in 2010. The 24-year-old right-hander is a hard-thrower and could move quickly. The Astros also reassigned outfielder George Springer, second baseman Delino DeShields Jr., right-hander Henry Villar and shortstop Jonathan Villar to minor league camp on Tuesday.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 11:45:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Carlos Corporan
1B1Marc Krauss
2Jesus Guzman
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Jonathan Villar
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Matt Dominguez
LF1Alex Presley
CF1Dexter Fowler
RF1George Springer
2L.J. Hoes
DH1Chris Carter
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Scott Feldman
2Jarred Cosart
3Brett Oberholtzer
4Dallas Keuchel
5Brad Peacock
6Asher Wojciechowski
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jesse Crain
2Josh Fields
3Matt Albers
4Chad Qualls
5Raul Valdes
6Anthony Bass
7Jerome Williams
8Paul Clemens
9Alex White