Roy Oswalt is said to be close to signing with the Cardinals, but the Astros are one of several teams that are eying The Wizard.
Brad Lidge has signed a one-year deal with the Nats. Lidge will pitch in a setup role for closer Drew Storen.
Hunter Pence avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year deal with the Phillies. Philadelphia has also added veteran Juan Pierre.
Former Astro Jeff Keppinger has signed with the Tampa Bay Rays.
If you can’t get enough of those prospect lists, check out this excellent post at Seedlings to Stars that covers the Astros hottest prospects at each position.