Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:55:18 -0800
The Boston Red Sox and RP Jose Valdez have inked a minor league contract. The 30-year-old has seen 24 big league games with the Astros, but worked last year at Triple-A, putting up a 5.72 ERA in 39 1/3 innings.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:30:32 -0700
Houston Astros SPs Brad Peacock and Alex White, RP Xavier Cedeno, INF Matt Dominguez, C Carlos Corporan and OFs Justin Maxwell, Brandon Barnes, Chris Carter and Fernando Martinez were told that they have made the roster. Ps Jose Valdez and Kevin Chapman, INFs Brandon Laird and Jose Martinez and C Rene Garcia will be sent to the minors. P Chia-Jen Lo was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:18:50 -0800
The San Francisco Giants reassigned 1B Angel Villalona, SS Joe Panik, C Andrew Susac and Ps Jose Valdez, Edward Concepcion, Fabio Castillo, Justin Fitzgerald and Josh Osich to minor league camp Friday, March 8.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 23:37:16 -0800
The Houston Astros have signed Ps Edgar G. Gonzalez and Jose Valdez to minor league contracts with invites to spring training. They were both outrighted and removed from the 40-man roster on Nov. 1. Gonzalez is expected to compete for a spot in the back end of the Astros' rotation. His contract calls for him to make $525,000 if he's on the Astros roster and includes incentives for games pitched. Valdez will make $500,000 if he is on the roster, and he has the option to sign and play in Japan.
Sat, 03 Nov 2012 11:25:06 -0700
Houston Astros INF Matt Downs and Ps Fernando Abad, Sergio Escalona, Edgar G. Gonzalez and Jose Valdez have opted to become free agents.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 19:33:26 -0700
The Houston Astros have outrighted INF Matt Downs, SP Fernando Abad, RP Sergio Escalona, P Edgar G. Gonzalez, P Jose Valdez and SP Kyle Weiland to Triple-A Oklahoma.
Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:06:51 -0700
The Houston Astros have activated OF Jordan Schafer (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list. They have also called up INF Matt Downs and P Jose Valdez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Fri, 23 Mar 2012 06:22:24 -0700
The Houston Astros optioned P Aneury Rodriguez, OF Fernando Martinez and 3B Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Round Rock. They also reassigned OF Brad Snyder, P Jose Valdez and SP Xavier Cedeno to minor league camp.
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 10:03:18 -0800
Houston Astros manager Bradley Mills was impressed with P Jose Valdez during his throwing session Friday, Feb. 24.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:14:51 -0700
The Houston Astros re-signed Ps Xavier Cedeno, Jose Valdez and Alberto Arias to minor league deals Monday, Oct. 24. Valdez and Cedeno receive an invitation to spring training.