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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15 Comments on "Astros Claim Mark Hamburger Off Waivers"


tomymogo
3 years 1 month ago

He was found in McDonalds

BustaPozee
3 years 1 month ago

2012 World series, here we come!!

3 years 1 month ago

More interesting news………. Royals sign John Taco.

NYBravosFan10
3 years 1 month ago

Did they get fries with him?

NorCalTribeFan
3 years 1 month ago

Well, at least he’s not chopped liver.

HHHDMS
3 years 1 month ago

Great name ! I say that with a *Grimmace* :)

baseball52
3 years 1 month ago

Astros acquire Hamburger from Padres off Waivers would have been a misleading title.

Corey
3 years 1 month ago

That’s ironic as I just claimed Hamburger off my grill.

1980CHAMPS
3 years 1 month ago

Hamburger, Josh Judy, Schlitter. Quite the year for claims and funny names.

Otis26
3 years 1 month ago

What a steal for Houston!
Those Hamburgerlers!

Soxfan1120
3 years 1 month ago

I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for Hamburger today

drjayphd
3 years 1 month ago

Legally, they can’t refer to his stuff as “filthy” without violating at least 14 health codes.

Thank you, folks, you’re far too kind. I’ll be here all night. Or at least until Starbucks closes.

Karkat
3 years 1 month ago

This is the third time this season this guy has been moved the Hamburger jokes are official old now, everyone 😛

formerdraftpick
3 years 1 month ago

I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a Hamburger today.

3 years 1 month ago

Son and prodigy of Neil Hamburger. Seriously, these comments are hilarious.