The Astros claimed righty Mickey Storey off waivers from the Yankees, according to the team. The Yanks had claimed Storey off waivers from Houston on November 20th, but designated him for assignment five days ago. Now, Storey is back with Houston.
Storey, 26, posted a 3.86 ERA, 10.1 K/9, 3.0 BB/9, 0.59 HR/9, and 37.5% groundball rate in 30 1/3 relief innings this year, his rookie season. He was successful at Triple-A as well.