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Astros Purchase Contract of Majewski; Designate Daigle

July 18, 2010 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Round Rock Express News Release

PITTSBURGH, PA - The Houston Astros announced today that the club has purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Gary Majewski from Triple A Round Rock. To make room for Majewski on the active roster, the club has designated right-handed pitcher Casey Daigle for assignment. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Ed Wade.

Majewski, 30, who will report in time for tomorrow night's game in Chicago, has pitched his entire 2010 season in the bullpen at Triple A Round Rock, posting a 3-2 record and a 4.04 ERA (16ER/35.2IP) in 27 appearances. He is a veteran of five Major League seasons with Washington (2004-06) and Cincinnati (2006-08) and owns a 9-13 record and a 4.61 ERA (123ER/240.1IP) in 229 Major League relief appearances.

Daigle, 29, has posted a 1-1 record and a 11.32 ERA (13ER/10.1IP) in 13 relief appearances in two stints for Houston in 2010. The Astros have 10 days to either trade, release or assign outright his contract.


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