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Brandon Laird is currently on the Houston Astros Roster.
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Team NameHouston Astros
League NameNational League

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Houston Astros Roster on - November 1,2012

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Fernando AbadpActiveY6-2 170 L-L 1985-12-17 32.364La Romana,Dom Rep MLB2007-20182010-2017
2002-   UDFA-HOU
MinorsNew York Mets (MLB)2012-02-18Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.485m)
David CarpenterActiveY6-2 200 R-R 1985-07-15 33.154Morgantown,West Virginia MLB2004-20172011-2015
2006-12- 376-SLN
Free Agent   2012-02-23Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.485m)
Fernando AbadspActiveY6-2 170 L-L 1985-12-17 32.364La Romana,Dom Rep MLB2007-20182010-2017
2002-   UDFA-HOU
MinorsNew York Mets (MLB)2012-08-25Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Hector AmbrizrpActiveY6-1 220 L-R 1984-05-29 34.201Orange,California MLB2003-20162010-2014
2006- 5- 147-ARI
Free Agent   2012-08-22Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Xavier CedenorpActiveY6-1 165 L-L 1986-08-26 32.112Guayanilla,Puerto Rico MLB2005-20182011-2018
2004-31- 920-COL
Free Agent   2012-07-25Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Rhiner CruzrpActiveY6-2 165 R-R 1986-11-01 32.045Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2004-20182012-2018
2003-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-05-09Activated from DL
Sam DemelpActiveY6-0 210 R-R 1985-10-23 33.054Channelview,Texas MLB2005-20142010-2012
2007- 3- 120-OAK
Free Agent   2012-11-01Claimed off waivers from Diamondbacks by Astros
Sergio EscalonapActiveY6-0 170 L-L 1984-08-03 34.135El Tocuyo,Venezuela MLB2007-20132009-2011
2004-   UDFA-PHI
Free Agent   2012-11-01Activated from DL
Chuck FickrpActiveY6-5 187 R-R 1985-11-11 33.035Thousand Oaks,California MLB2005-20152012-2012
2007-15- 472-SLN
International   2012-09-04Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Edgar GonzalezspActiveY6-2 213 R-R 1983-02-23 35.296Nuevo Leon,Mexico MLB2002-20172003-2013
2000-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent   2012-09-02Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Lucas HarrellrpActiveY6-2 200 B-R 1985-06-03 33.196Springfield,Missouri MLB2004-20172010-2017
2004- 4- 119-CHA
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Dallas KeuchelspActiveY6-3 200 L-L 1988-01-01 30.350Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2007-20182012-2018
2009- 7- 221-HOU
Free Agent   2012-09-04Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Matt LindstromrpActiveY6-5 210 R-R 1980-02-11 38.309Rexburg,Idaho MLB2002-20152007-2014
2002-10- 297-NYN
Free Agent   2010-01-19Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.625m) [Avoided arbitration]
Wilton LopezclActiveY6-0 189 R-R 1983-07-19 35.150Leon,Nicaragua MLB2004-20152009-2014
2004-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent   2012-07-09Activated from DL
Jordan LylesspActiveY6-4 185 R-R 1990-10-19 28.058Hartsville,South Carolina MLB2008-20182011-2018
2008- 1-  38-HOU
Free Agent   2012-06-03Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Bud NorrisspActiveY6-0 195 R-R 1985-03-02 33.289Greenbrae,California MLB2004-20182009-2018
2006- 6- 189-HOU
Free Agent   2012-06-29Activated from DL
Andy PettittespActiveY6-5 225 L-L 1972-06-15 46.184Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1991-20131995-2013
1990-22- 594-NYA
Free Agent   2003-12-12Signed to 3-year contract for 2004-2006 ($31.5m) [Free Agent] 5.5--8.5--17.5
Fernando RodriguezrpActiveY6-3 210 R-R 1984-06-18 34.181El Paso,Texas MLB2003-20182009-2016
2003-18- 540-ANA
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Mickey StoreyrpActiveY6-2 183 R-R 1986-03-16 32.275Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB2005-20162012-2013
2008-31- 934-OAK
Free Agent   2012-08-04Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jose ValdezrpActiveY6-4 185 R-R 1983-01-22 35.328Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2002-20152011-2012
2000-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent   2012-09-02Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kyle WeilandpDL-60N6-4 195 L-R 1986-09-12 32.095Albuquerque,New Mexico MLB2006-20142011-2012
2008- 3- 108-BOS
MinorsHouston Astros (MLB)2012-07-15Transferred to 60-day DL
Wesley WrightrpActiveY5-10 150 R-L 1985-01-28 33.322Montgomery,Alabama MLB2003-20172008-2015
2003- 7- 211-LAN
Free Agent   2012-05-06
CatchersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Jason CastrocActiveY6-3 210 L-R 1987-06-18 31.181Castro Valley,California MLB2006-20182010-2018
2008- 1-  10-HOU
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)2012-08-12Activated from DL
Carlos CorporancActiveY6-3 210 B-R 1984-01-07 34.344Hato Rey,Puerto Rico MLB2003-20162009-2015
2003-12- 339-MIL
Free Agent   2012-09-04Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Christopher SnydercActiveY6-3 220 R-R 1981-02-12 37.307Houston,Texas MLB2000-20142004-2013
2002- 2-  68-ARI
Retired   2012-05-06
InfieldersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Jose Altuve2bActiveY5-6 153 R-R 1990-05-06 28.224Maracay,Venezuela MLB2008-20182011-2018
2006-   UDFA-HOU
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)2011-07-19Contract purchased from Corpus Christi (AA)
Matt Dominguez3bActiveY6-2 185 R-R 1989-08-28 29.110Chatsworth,California MLB2007-20172011-2016
2007- 1-  12-FLO
International   2012-08-30Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Jake Elmoress-2bActiveY5-10 180 R-R 1987-06-15 31.184Dothan,Alabama MLB2008-20182012-2016
Free Agent   2012-11-01Claimed off waivers from Diamondbacks by Astros
Marwin GonzalezssActiveY6-1 186 B-R 1989-03-14 29.277Puerto Ordaz,Venezuela MLB2006-20182012-2018
2005-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent   2012-07-15Activated from DL
Tyler GreenessActiveY6-2 185 R-R 1983-08-17 35.121Plantation,Florida MLB2003-20142009-2013
2005- 1-  30-SLN
Free Agent   2012-08-09Traded from Cardinals to Astros for future considerations
Bill Hall2b-3bActiveY6-0 175 R-R 1979-12-28 38.354Nettleton,Mississippi MLB1998-20142002-2012
1998- 6- 176-MIL
Free Agent   2010-12-20Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($3m) [Free Agent] Mutual option for 2012 at $4m
Brandon Laird3bActiveY6-1 205 R-R 1987-09-11 31.096Cypress,California MLB2006-20172011-2013
2007-27- 844-NYA
International   2012-09-02Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Astros
Jed Lowrie2b-dhActiveY6-0 180 B-R 1984-04-17 34.243Salem,Oregon MLB2003-20182008-2018
2005- 1-  45-BOS
Free Agent   2012-02-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($1.15m) [Avoided arbitration]
Brett Wallace1bActiveY6-2 235 L-R 1986-08-26 32.112Marin,California MLB2006-20162010-2016
2008- 1-  13-SLN
Free Agent   2012-07-29Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
OutfieldersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Brandon BarnescfActiveY6-2 210 R-R 1986-05-15 32.215Orange,California MLB2005-20182012-2018
2005- 6- 194-HOU
Free Agent   2012-08-07Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brian Boguseviccf-rfActiveY6-3 215 L-L 1984-02-18 34.302Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB2003-20172010-2015
2005- 1-  24-HOU
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Che-Hsuan LincfActiveY6-0 180 R-R 1988-09-21 30.086Hwa-Lian,Taiwan MLB2007-20142012-2012
2007-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent   2012-10-27Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Astros
Fernando MartinezlfActiveY6-1 190 L-R 1988-10-10 30.067Rio San Juan,Dom Rep MLB2006-20152009-2013
2005-   UDFA-NYN
Free Agent   2012-08-10Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
J.D. MartinezlfActiveY6-3 175 R-R 1987-08-21 31.117Pembroke Pines,Florida MLB2009-20182011-2018
2009-20- 611-HOU
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)2012-09-04Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Justin MaxwellcfActiveY6-5 225 R-R 1983-11-06 35.040Olney,Maryland MLB2002-20162007-2015
2005- 4- 114-WAS
International   2012-07-13Activated from DL
Scott MoorerfActiveY6-2 180 L-R 1983-11-17 35.029Long Beach,California MLB2002-20152006-2012
2002- 1-   8-DET
Free Agent   2012-06-29Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jimmy ParedesrfActiveY6-1 174 B-R 1988-11-25 30.021Haina,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2016
2006-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent   2012-08-27Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jordan SchafercfActiveY6-1 190 L-L 1986-09-04 32.103Hammond,Indiana MLB2005-20182009-2015
2005- 3- 107-ATL
Free Agent   2012-09-02Activated from DL
Cory SullivanofActiveY6-0 180 L-L 1979-08-20 39.118Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1999-20122005-2010
2001- 7- 214-COL
Free Agent   2010-04-03Contract purchased from minors
Youngest Player: Jordan Lyles [22.013]
Oldest Player: Andy Pettitte [40.139]

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