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ASTROS PURCHASE CONTRACT OF PENCE

Randolph designated for assignment

 

HOUSTON,
TX \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/b\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>? The\nHouston Astros announced following tonight?s game that the club has\npurchased the contract of outfielder Hunter Pence from Triple A Round Rock. The\nAstros also designated left-hander Stephen Randolph for assignment. The\nannouncement was made by General Manager Tim Purpura.\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>Pence, 24, is appearing in the Major Leagues for the first\ntime in his career. He hit .341 (29×85) with three home runs, 10 doubles and 19\nRBI in 22 games for the Express. Pence played in 19 Spring Training games for the\nAstros this March, hitting .571 (16×28) with two homers and nine RBI. A\nsecond-round selection by the Astros in 2004, Pence earned Texas League\nAll-Star honors in 2006, batting .283 with 28 home runs and 95 RBI at Double A\nCorpus Christi.\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>Randolph\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>, 32, appeared for the Astros in two\ngames this season, logging a 9.00 ERA (1ER/1IP) in two relief\nappearances. In five games for Round Rock this year, he is 2-0 with an\n0.84 ERA (1ER/12.1IP), walking one and striking out 18.\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp align\u003d\”center\” style\u003d\”text-align:center\”\>\u003cb\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold\”\>?\nASTROS ?\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/b\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”2\” face\u003d\”Times New Roman\”\>\u003cspan style\u003d\”font-size:10.0pt\”\>\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003c/div\>\n\n\u003c/div\>\n\n\n”,0]
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? The
–Houston Astros announced following tonight?s game that the club has
–purchased the contract of outfielder Hunter Pence from Triple A Round Rock. The
–Astros also designated left-hander Stephen Randolph for assignment. The
–announcement was made by General Manager Tim Purpura.


 


Pence, 24, is appearing in the Major Leagues for the first
–time in his career. He hit .341 (29×85) with three home runs, 10 doubles and 19
–RBI in 22 games for the Express. Pence played in 19 Spring Training games for the
–Astros this March, hitting .571 (16×28) with two homers and nine RBI. A
–second-round selection by the Astros in 2004, Pence earned Texas League
–All-Star honors in 2006, batting .283 with 28 home runs and 95 RBI at Double A
–Corpus Christi.


 


Randolph, 32, appeared for the Astros in two
–games this season, logging a 9.00 ERA (1ER/1IP) in two relief
–appearances.  In five games for Round Rock this year, he is 2-0 with an
–0.84 ERA (1ER/12.1IP), walking one and striking out 18.


 

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