VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Astros agree to deal with reliever Crain

HOUSTON (AP) - All-Star free-agent reliever Jesse Crain has agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Astros.

Advertisement
Financial terms were not released.

Crain made the All-Star team last season with a 0.74 ERA in 37 appearances for the White Sox. He had a streak of 29 straight appearances without allowing a run from April 17 to June 22. Crain was traded to Tampa Bay on July 29, but didn't appear in a game for the Rays because of a right shoulder strain.

Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow calls Crain a ''proven reliever'' who will ''help us win games in 2014.'' Houston's bullpen was one of the biggest problems last season on a team that lost a franchise-record 111 games and had the worst record in the majors.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
News: Season Win Total Update
Lawrence: September Pitchers Report
Cubs rally late, beat Brewers 5-3 in 10
ChiSox (+280) 'pen tames Astros in upset
Hamels tames M's, Texas closes in WC hunt
Twins rout Tigers, lead for playoff spot
Mets' Terry Collins may retire after year
Padres hand Rockies 4th straight loss
Lindor HR lifts Tribe to 27-1 over last 28
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
33-15 L48, 42-18 +2,057 Run
10-1 L11 G-Plays, 5-2 L7 Picks
4-0 +435 Run, +1,611 TY
4-2 L6, 17-7 Streak, 14-4 G-Plays
4-1, +401 Last 5 MLB G-Plays
3-0, +353 Last 3 Selections
4-1 +362 L3 Days, 3-1 L4 G-Plays
9-2, +691 MLB Win Streak
13-5 L18 Guaranteed Plays
4-1, +356 Record L3 Days
11-6, +508 Last 17 MLB G-Plays
4-1 Picks, 24-13 +1,122 G-Plays
3-1 L4 G-Plays, 6-2 +405 L8 Picks
11-5 L16 Over/Under Plays
7-3 L10 G-Plays, 10-5 L15 Picks
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks
2017 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Gary Bart + 3164
ASA + 1611
Stephen Nover + 1134
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 2430
Vince Akins + 1817
Gary Bart + 1537
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
NeiltheGreek + 1939
John Fisher + 646
Joe Williams + 533
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
John Fisher + 713
ASA + 668
Joe Nelson + 618
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
John Fisher + 799
Scott Rickenbach + 553
Stephen Nover + 471
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Dave Cokin + 1514
Stephen Nover + 1495
ASA + 1049
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership