Astros Claim Mark Hamburger Off Waivers

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow announced that the Astros have claimed right-hander Mark Hamburger off waivers from the Padres, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com (via Twitter).  San Diego designated the 25-year-old for assignment on Thursday.

Hamburger was designated for assignment twice inside of 30 days with the Rangers also DFA'ing him in June.  The right-hander owns a career 3.99 ERA and 8.1 K/9 rate in 198 minor league games.



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