Brian Powell - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jan 14, 1999:Traded Brad Ausmus(C) and CJ Nitkowski(P) to Det-A for Paul Bako(C), Dean Crow(P), Mark Persails(P), Brian Powell(P), and Carlos Villalobos(IF)
Oct 8, 2001:Granted free agency to Brian Powell(P), who signed with Det-A on Dec 19

This Date in Astros History

Jan 14, 1999:The Astros swap catcher Brad Ausmus and pitcher C.J. Nitkowski to Detroit for five players including catcher Paul Bako and pitcher Brian Powell. Ironically, both players Houston traded away would return to the Astros organization.
Sep 15, 2000:Chris Truby drives in five runs while Moises Alou plates four to pace a 16-7 massacre of the Pirates. Both go deep in the contest. Truby also adds a double and a triple. Brian Powell wins in relief.