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Astros send five players to Minor League camp


HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros have optioned four players and have reassigned one to minor league camp this morning. The four optioned players were RHP Jose Cisnero, RHP Chia-Jen Lo, RHP Collin McHugh and LHP Rudy Owens. C Tyler Heineman was reassigned to Minor League camp. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

Following the moves, the Astros Spring Training roster is now at 46 players, including 30 players on the 40-man roster and 16 non-roster invitees.

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