The Athletics traded left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir to the Astros on Thursday, the A's announced.
In exchanged for Kazmir, the Astros sent pitcher Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham to the A's. Kazmir is 5-5 with a 2.38 ERA in 18 starts this season.
I don't know anything about the guys we gave up but this is rather exciting and unexpected news.
With Lowrie now working his way back doing rehab assignments, I wonder if they will still try to trade for a bat?