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Astros acquire Andre Scrubb from Dodgers

Double A pitcher acquired in exchange for Tyler White
July 25, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Andre Scrubb from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Tyler White. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow. Scrubb, 24, has pitched his entire season at Double A

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Andre Scrubb from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Tyler White. The announcement was made by Astros President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow.

Scrubb, 24, has pitched his entire season at Double A Tulsa, posting a 6-1 record with a 2.45 ERA (13ER/47.2IP) in 29 games, including two starts. He’s limited his opponents to a .200 batting average and has compiled 56 strikeouts in his 47.2 innings pitched. An All-Star last season, Scrubb has pitched four seasons in the Dodgers minor league system and owns a 21-6 lifetime record with a 2.37 ERA (46ER/175IP), working primarily as a reliever. Scrubb was originally an eighth-round pick out of High Point University in the 2016 Draft.

White, 28, was designated for assignment on Friday, after hitting .225 (49x218) with 14 doubles, three home runs and 21 RBI in 71 games for the Astros this season. Originally a 33rd-round pick by the Astros in 2013, White played parts of four seasons (2016-19) with Houston, appearing in 245 games.