Astros around the league

Considering all the trades the Astros have made in the last few years, it’s not surprising there are plenty of ex Astros on rosters around the league. In fact, of the 29 teams other than the Astros, only three teams — Milwaukee, Seattle and Minnesota — don’t have a former Astros player in spring camp (former Astros player is defined as a player who played in a Major League game for Houston).

Here’s the list of former Astros on other teams:

Detroit – Octavio Dotel.

Baltimore – Steve Pearce, Troy Patton.

Boston – Oscar Villarreal, Drew Sutton.

White Sox – Matt Lindstrom, Jeff Keppinger, Angel Sanchez.

Cleveland – Michael Bourn, Brett Myers, Ben Francisco, Fernando Nieve, Matt Albers.

Kansas City – Dan Wheeler, Willy Taveras.

Angels – Bill Hall, J.B. Shuck.

Minnesota – None.

Yankees – Andy Pettitte.

Oakland – Scott Moore, Fernando Rodriguez, Jed Lowrie.

Tampa Bay – Jason Bourgeois, Luke Scott.

Texas  — Lance Berkman.

Toronto  — J.A. Happ.

Seattle  — None.

San Diego – Cody Ransom, Travis Buck.

Arizona – Nelson Figueroa.

Cubs – Edwin Maysonet, Brian Bogusevic.

Cincinnati – Armando Galarraga.

Colorado – Tommy Manzella.

Dodgers – Juan Abreu.

Miami – Chad Qualls, Matt Downs.

Milwaukee –None.

Mets – Brandon Lyon, Tim Byrdak, LaTroy Hawkins, Brian Bixler.

Philadelphia – Humberto Quintero.

Pittsburgh – Mark Melancon, Wandy Rodriguez, Clint Barmes.

San Francisco – Hunter Pence.

St. Louis – Ty Wigginton, Carlos Beltran, J.R. Towles.

Washington – Fernando Abad, Chris Snyder.

Atlanta – David Carpenter, Chris Johnson, Jordan Schafer.


Wow, that’s a LOT of former Astros still playing ball!

That’s amazing!

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