Astros Release Alex Romero

Outfielder Alex Romero was released by the Astros, tweets Alyson Footer.  Romero had been signed to a minor league deal on December 8th, and went 4 for 11 this spring.  The 26-year-old hit .348/.416/.462 for the D'Backs' Triple a club last year, but struggled in the Majors.  Two years ago, Baseball America called Romero "the ideal fourth outfielder."