Astros Sign Pat Neshek To Two Year Deal

Moments after agreeing with Luke Gregerson on a three year deal, the Houston Astros have signed another arm for their pen.

This time they have agreed to terms with Pat Neshek on a two year deal. Bob Nightengale of the USA Today first reported the news, with confirmation from ESPN baseball insider Buster Olney.

Neshek is coming off an All-Star season with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2014.

In 67.1 innings pitched over 71 appearances, Neshek finished with a 1.87 ERA, and a 68/9 K/BB ratio.

Astros General Manager Jeff Lunhow has indicated that his top priority this off-season was to add experienced arms to the back-end of the bullpen.

Now Houston has made a splash signing two veterans that will slot very nicely in the back end of the pen.

The Astros finished with 70 wins last season, which was a significant improvement. The future is bright in Houston, and Astros fans have to be excited.

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