Monday, February 4, 2013

MLB: A's acquire Lowrie from Astros

The Oakland Athletics acquired infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander
 Fernando Rodriguez from the Houston Astros for first baseman Chris Carter and two minor leaguers on Monday.

Right-hander Brad Peacock and catcher Max Stassi also went to Houston in the deal between franchises that will be playing in the same division for the first time following the Astros' move from the NL Central to the AL West in 2013.