The Houston Astros made another trade when they acquired former Houston Cougar pitcher Garrett Mock from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later. Mock will immediately report to the Astros Triple-A Oklahoma City.
While with the Red Sox organization this past season, Mock was with their Triple-A affiliate Pawtucket he had 35 appearances with an ERA of 3.33. The Astros were able to land Mock after the July 31 non-waivers trade deadline because he was a non-40-man roster player.
Mock does have major league experience where he played from 2008-10 with the Washington Nationals and during that time he pitched 135.2 innings pitched with an ERA of 5.17.