Juan Agosto - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Feb 13, 1987:Signed Juan Agosto(P) as free agent
Nov 5, 1990:Granted free agency to Juan Agosto(P). Agosto signed with StL-N on Dec 14
May 24, 1993:Signed Juan Agosto(P) as free agent
Oct 15, 1993:Granted free agency to Juan Agosto(P)

This Date in Astros History

Feb 23, 1958:Juan Agosto is born in Rio Piedras, PR. The rubber-armed lefty lasts 13 seasons in the bigs, including five as an Astro. Agosto's career year is 1988 when he compiles a 10-2 record with four saves and a 2.26 ERA.
Sep 4, 1987:Nolan Ryan and Juan Agosto combine on a two-hitter for a 2-0 whitewash of the Pirates. Ryan notches his 210th strikeout of the season, most ever by a pitcher aged 40 or older. A two-run single by Bill Doran plates the only runs.
Aug 7, 1988:Two run-scoring balks help Houston edge Los Angeles, 4-2. Tim Leary is nailed with the first, letting Billy Hatcher score. Two innings later, Brian Holton makes the same mistake, allowing Bob Knepper to walk home. Knepper wins his 12th of the year with a save from Juan Agosto.
Aug 22, 1988:In the Astros' first night game at Wrigley Field, Craig Biggio blasts a tenth-inning homer off Rich "Goose" Gossage for a 9-7 triumph over the Cubs. This comes after Rafael Ramirez plates two in the ninth to tie it. Juan Agosto notches his tenth straight win.
May 21, 1990:Eric Anthony goes yard off Ted Power in the bottom of the eleventh for a 3-2 Houston win over the Pirates. Juan Agosto gets the victory. Franklin Stubbs also homers.
May 23, 1990:Astros set a club record by stealing eight bases in a 7-3 victory over Pittsburgh. Eric Yelding swipes half of them. Casey Candaele adds two thefts while Bill Doran and Ken Caminiti join the parade. Juan Agosto wins in relief of Bill Gullickson.