Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:35:08 -0700
Major League Baseball announced that Houston Astros RP Sergio Escalona will accept a 50-game suspension for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:44:22 -0700
Major League Baseball announced the 12 names of those that will accept 50-game suspensions for their involvement in the Biogenesis scandal: Texas Rangers OF Nelson Cruz, Detroit Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta, Philadelphia Phillies RP Antonio Bastardo, New York Mets INF Jordany Valdespin, San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera, New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli, Seattle Mariners C Jesus Montero, New York Mets OF Cesar Puello, Houston Astros RP Sergio Escalona, free-agent RP Fautino De Los Santos (Padres), free-agent RP Jordan Norberto (Athletics) and New York Yankees OF Fernando Martinez.
Fantasy Tip: These players will all miss the rest of the season, but it's unknown if any of them will play in postseason games if their team is eligible. You can safely drop all of these guys in single-year formats.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:16:51 -0700
The Houston Astros have optioned OFs Robbie Grossman and Jimmy Paredes, SS Jonathan Villar and Ps Paul Clemens and Dallas Keuchel to minor league camp. They have also reassigned OF Che-Hsuan Lin, C Carlos Perez and Ps Sergio Escalona, Chuck Fick and Josh Zeid to minor league camp.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:23:56 -0800
Houston Astros manager Bo Porter said RP Sergio Escalona (elbow, hamstring) threw a bullpen session Wednesday, Feb. 13, and sees it as another step in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. He also suffered a hamstring strain last week but did not have any discomfort during the session.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:17:28 -0800
Houston Astros RP Sergio Escalona (elbow) said he is completely healthy and won't have any limitations in spring training. "I feel 200 percent," he said with a smile. "It was a long time to prepare for this day and I feel great. I feel like my conditioning is back, everything is back. Hopefully everything is working." He's thrown two light bullpen sessions already and hasn't had a setback.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 11:26:43 -0800
The Houston Astros signed free-agent OF Trevor Crowe (Angels) and RP Sergio Escalona (Astros) to minor league deals with invitations to spring training Tuesday, Nov. 27.
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.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 09:55:59 -0700
The Houston Astros moved RP Sergio Escalona (elbow) to the 60-day disabled list Sunday, June 17.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 09:31:35 -0700
The Houston Astros placed RP Sergio Escalona (elbow) on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 4.