Mendy López - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

May 20, 2000:Signed Mendy Lopez(IF) to a minor-league contract
Aug 13, 2001:Lost Mendy Lopez(IF) to Pit-N on waivers

This Date in Astros History

Jul 8, 2001:Scott Elarton is ejected after he hits the first batter and misses a 14-5 thrashing by the Astros in Kansas City. After Craig Biggio and Julio Lugo are plunked to start the game, umpires warn both teams. After Elarton hits Rey Sanchez with his fifth pitch of the day, he and skipper Larry Dierker get the thumb. Jeff Bagwell and Mendy Lopez bash three-run homers in the game. Lance Berkman (.365) and Moises Alou (.362) take the league's top two batting averages into the All-Star break.