Has pitched in the Astros minor league system for six seasons,
including parts of the last three years at Double A Corpus Christi
(2007-09)...has made 176 appearances, posting a 29-23 record
and a 3.90 ERA (194ER/448IP).
... Used primarily as a reliever over his last four seasons (2006-
09)...130 of his 176 career appearances have come as a reliever...
in his career in relief, owns a 21-10 record and a 3.67 ERA
(100ER/245IP) with 14 saves...is 8-13 with a 4.30 ERA (97ER/203IP)
in 46 career starts.
... Finished his 2009 campaign with Corpus Christi, where he went 2-0
with a 3.16 ERA (9ER/25.2IP) and nine saves in 21 appearances...
spent two stints on the Disabled List missing almost two months
of action...made 11 appearances for the Peoria Saguaros in the
Arizona Fall League.2009Began the season on Corpus Christi's Disabled List...
reinstated on April 29 and transferred to Triple A Round Rock...
made nine appearances for the Express in May, posting a 1-1 record and a 6.97 ERA (8ER/10.1IP)...transferred to Corpus Christi on May
29...made five appearances for the Hooks before returning to the DL on June 19...reinstated on July 21 and made 16 appearances
to finish his regular season...in those last 16 appearances, went 1-0, while compiling a 1.53 ERA (3ER/17.2IP)...converted nine of his 10
save opportunties...pitched for the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League and posted no record and a 7.11 ERA (10ER/12.2IP) in 11
appearances...added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20