Worth noting

Worth noting

Worth noting
• Jobduan Morales, the switch-hitting catcher acquired from the Marlins' organization Saturday in a trade for outfielder Justin Ruggiano, is at extending spring training and could begin his Astros career at short-season Tri-City of the New York-Penn League, where he played last year.

• Entering Sunday, Lexington starters Luis Cruz (4-1, 3.20 ERA) and Mike Foltynewicz (6-1, 2.40) were tied for South Atlanta League lead with 56 1/3 innings pitched. Nick Tropeano (2-3, 2.73 ERA) was tied for fourth at 52 2/3 innings.

• Right-hander Brian Bass, who has appeared in 101 career Major League games, including four for Pittsburgh last year, has been signed by Houston and is scheduled to start for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Bass, who was playing in Korea, is 9-7 with a 5.16 ERA in 101 career games, mostly as a reliever.

• Jonathan Singleton, who started in left field for Double-A Corpus Christi on Sunday, was hitting .325 with nine homers and 35 RBIs entering Sunday. He had four homers and 11 RBIs in his previous three games.

• An intriguing player emerging at Class A Lexington is infielder Zach Johnson, who entered Sunday leading the South Atlantic League with 51 RBIs through only 46 games. He was selected in the 15th round of last year's Draft out of Oklahoma State. He had 40 RBIs last year in 72 games in his pro debut at Tri-City.