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Charles Basford | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/16/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Astros released RHP Charles Basford.
Basford was acquired from the Yankees last June in the Fernando Martinez deal. The 23-year-old holds a 3.93 ERA over 38 career relief appearances in his two minor league seasons. Fri, Mar 21, 2014 10:00:00 AM

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Astros acquired RHP Charles Basford from the Yankees in exchanged for OF Fernando Martinez.

A 37th-round pick last season, Basford has a 5.13 ERA over his first 19 relief appearances in pro ball, all at the A-ball level. The 22-year-old obviously is nowhere near ready for the majors.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 09:37:00 PM

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