Astros sign pair to minor league contracts
HOUSTON -- Right-hander Brian Moehler and utility player David Newhan agreed Tuesday to minor league contracts with the Houston Astros.
Moehler was 1-4 with a save and a 4.07 ERA in 42 games for Houston last year, and the 10-year veteran has a 64-83 record with a 4.75 ERA.
Newhan appeared in 56 games with one homer and six RBIs for the
New York Mets last season. He also spent time last year with
Triple-A New Orleans, hitting .347 with seven homers, 12 doubles
and 30 RBIs in 44 games. ...
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