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Astros add four from Triple-A

Astros add four from Triple-A

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OAKLAND -- The Triple-A Oklahoma City RedHawks were swept out of the Pacific Coast League playoffs by the Omaha Storm Chasers on Friday night. As a result, four players from that club were called upon to help out Houston for the final 20 games of the season following Saturday's 2-1 loss to the A's.

Utility man Jimmy Paredes, infielder Brandon Laird and right-handed pitchers David Martinez and Rhiner Cruz were recalled. All four will be in uniform and available to play in Sunday's series finale.

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In separate transactions announced by the team, Houston outrighted right-handed hurler Hector Ambriz off the 40-man roster and reinstated fellow righty Edgar Gonzalez from the 60-day disabled list and outrighted him to Double-A Corpus Christi.

Andrew Pentis is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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