Evan Gattis recently underwent hernia surgery and will be sidelined for the next 4-6 weeks.
Jason Castro lost his arbitration hearing against the Astros and will make $5 million in 2016.
Jason Castro will have an arbitration hearing with the Astros on Monday afternoon.
Scott Feldman (shoulder) said Monday that he expects to be 100 percent for the beginning of spring training.
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said in an interview on MLB Network Radio that Lance McCullers will be under an innings restriction in 2016.
According to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle, Doug Fister will "probably be penciled in as the Astros' No. 4 starter."
Astros signed RHP Doug Fister to a one-year, $7 million contract.
According to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, the Astros' "biggest question mark" is at first base, where Jon Singleton, A.J. Reed, Tyler White and Matt Duffy will all compete for the starting job.
Astros signed INF Danny Worth to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Astros are "exploring the possibility" of signing Doug Fister.
Scott Feldman (shoulder) has been playing catch in California for several weeks and hopes to begin throwing bullpen sessions early next month.
Evan Gattis said Saturday that he had dropped 18 pounds already this winter in an effort to become more nimble.
Astros signed LHP Edwar Cabrera to a minor league contract.
Astros signed LHP Wandy Rodriguez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Jason Castro will require an arbitration hearing, per MLB.com beat reporter Brian McTaggart.