Mark Melancon - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jul 31, 2010:Traded by the New York Yankees with Jimmy Paredes to the Houston Astros for Lance Berkman.
Dec 14, 2011:Traded by the Houston Astros to the Boston Red Sox for Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland.

This Date in Astros History

Dec 14, 2011:New GM Jeff Luhnow makes his first trade, dealing closer Mark Melancon to the Boston Red Sox for infielder Jed Lowrie and pitcher Kyle Weiland. Melancon, part of a 2009 deal for Lance Berkman, saved 20 games for the Astros the past season.