A.J. Reed will DH and bat sixth Saturday in his major league debut against the Royals.
Astros designated C Alfredo Gonzalez for assignment.
Astros purchased the contract of 1B A.J. Reed from Triple-A Fresno.
George Springer blasted a grand slam as part of a three hit day, leading the Astros to a 13-4 victory over the Royals on Friday.
Dallas Keuchel earned a win by hurling 6 1/3 innings of four-run baseball on Friday in Kansas City.
Colby Rasmus filled the box score by going 4-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and three runs scored on Friday versus the Royals.
The Astros announced that A.J. Reed will be called up from Triple-A Fresno on Saturday.
Astros optioned INF/OF Tony Kemp to Triple-A Fresno.
Luis Valbuena exited Friday's game against the Royals with lower back tightness.
Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle confirms that the Astros are calling up prospect first baseman A.J. Reed.
Will Harris tallied his sixth save of the season Wednesday in the Astros' 3-2 defeat of the Angels.
Lance McCullers tossed 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball Wednesday in a no-decision against the Angels.
According to the Houston Chronicle, the Astros have agreed to terms with first-round pick Forrest Whitley.
Carlos Correa went 2-for-4 with a home run and a two-run, walk-off single to give the Astros a 3-2 win over the Angels on Tuesday.
Collin McHugh held the Angels to two runs over seven innings but didn't factor in the decision Tuesday.