The Reds have signed pitcher Edgar Gonzalez to a minor-league deal. Gonzalez elected free agency in October after missing most of the season due to injuries. Gonzalez pitched just 18 innings last season, with a 7.50 ERA.
Three Astros left off the club's final 40-man roster have elected free agency, MLB.com reports. Pitchers Wade LeBlanc, Hector Ambriz and Edgar Gonzalez will all test the market this winter.
The Astros activated pitcher Edgar Gonzalez from the 60-day disabled list and assigned him to Double-A Corpus Christi Saturday. Gonzalez posted a 7.50 ERA in eight games for the Astros before the injury.
Astros pitcher Edgar Gonzalez has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday. Gonzalez has been out since late May with a shoulder issue. With the team acquiring Matt Pagnozzi, they needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Gonzalez has a 7.50 ERA in eight games.
Astros manager Bo Porter said Tuesday reliever Edgar Gonzalez (shoulder) will begin his minor-league rehab assignment Friday with the Gulf Coast League affiliate, according to the team's color analyst. Barring any setbacks, he will be moved to Double-A Corpus Christi for his second appearance.