Astros sent LHP Darin Downs outright to Triple-A Fresno.
Astros sent INF Gregorio Petit outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros designated INF Gregorio Petit for assignment.
Astros signed INF Jed Lowrie to a three-year, $23 million contract.
Astros signed 1B Dan Johnson to a minor league contract.
According to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, the Astros have signed Jed Lowrie to a three-year deal.
Astros signed RHP Pat Neshek to a two-year, $12.5 million contract with a club option for 2017.
Astros signed RHP Luke Gregerson to a three-year, $18.5 million contract.
According to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle, the Cubs talked to the Astros earlier this offseason about a trade for catcher Jason Castro.
Jed Lowrie is engaged in talks with multiple teams, per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
Brian McTaggart of MLB.com hears that Jed Lowrie hopes to land a three-year contract.
Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports that Pat Neshek will a two-year, $12.5 million contract from the Astros.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Astros have reached a deal with reliever Pat Neshek.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Astros are "closing in" on signing reliever Pat Neshek.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Astros have signed reliever Luke Gregerson to a three-year, $18.5 million contract.