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• Former Astros lefty Xavier Cedeno was claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals. The Astros had designated Cedeno for assignment on Thursday.

• Entering Tuesday's game, Rick Ankiel had nine hits and five home runs in 38 at-bats with a team-leading 11 RBIs.

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• Former Astros lefty Xavier Cedeno was claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals. The Astros had designated Cedeno for assignment on Thursday.

• Entering Tuesday's game, Rick Ankiel had nine hits and five home runs in 38 at-bats with a team-leading 11 RBIs.

View Full Game Coverage

Richard Dean is a contributor to MLB.com.

Houston Astros, Brandon Barnes, Jose Cisnero, Matt Dominguez, Brandon Laird, Justin Maxwell