Astros prospect right-hander Mark Appel has tossed 12 scoreless innings over three starts in the Arizona Fall League.
Astros manager A.J. Hinch rounded out his coaching staff on Friday by adding Dave Hudgens as his hitting coach.
During a Twitter chat on Wednesday, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow wrote that prospect Carlos Correa (fibula) is expected to be fully recovered and ready for spring training.
Jesus Guzman has elected free agency.
Astros sent LHP Rudy Owens outright to Triple-A Fresno.
Astros sent 1B Jesus Guzman outright to Triple-A Fresno.
Astros declined RHP Matt Albers' $3 million player option for 2015.
Carlos Correa (fibula) said Monday that he expects to be "at full strength in the very near future."
Josh Zeid is set to undergo surgery to repair bilateral sesamoiditis his right foot on Monday.
The Astros officially introduced A.J. Hinch as their new manager at a press conference Monday.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Astros have hired A.J. Hinch as their new manager.
Nick Tropeano was touched up for four runs on six hits and three walks over just five innings in Sunday's loss to the Mets.
Jose Altuve had a double and an RBI single in four at-bats Sunday to finish with a major league-best .341 batting average for the season.
Jose Altuve is starting at second base on Sunday after all.
Jose Altuve is not in the Astros' lineup Sunday.