TRADE ALERT!

After adding Mancini, Houston Astros make another trade

Astros make another trade. Photo By Winslow Townson/Getty Images.

The Houston Astros are trading for Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez, per Jeff Passan.

The Astros were rumored to be interested in upgrading at catcher, and James Click made the move on Monday.

Vazquez is hitting .282 with 42RBI and 8 home runs on the season. No update on the compensation.


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This week, ESPN Houston's The Killer B's react to the Astros have hiring Dana Brown as their new General Manager.

Brown comes from a role as VP of Scouting for the Atlanta Braves, a role heavily involved in the drafting of young stars like Spencer Strider and Michael Harris. Brown is a dynamite hire for the Astros and is the only black GM in Major League Baseball.

Be sure to check out the video above as the guys share their thoughts on the hire!

Listen to The Killer B's from 12pm-3pm weekdays on ESPN 97.5 & 92.5 FM!

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