Texas Notes: Figueroa, Inglett, Ryan

The latest on the Astros, as they shuffle their roster, plus an update on Nolan Ryan's responsibilities…

  • The Astros announced that Nelson Figueroa and Joe Inglett cleared waivers and were outrighted to Triple-A.  Inglett accepted his minor league assignment last week, according to MLB.com, while Figueroa accepted his assignment today, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com (Twitter link).
  • The Astros are scheduled to activate Jason Michaels from the 15-day DL before tonight's game in Houston.
  • MLB appointed team president Nolan Ryan as the 'control' person of Rangers, according to Anthony Andro of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Baseball’s owners approved the move, which makes Ryan accountable to MLB for operating the Rangers and following rules.


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