Astros Call Up Lefty Mike Gallo
HOUSTON (AP) _ The Houston Astros purchased the contract of left-hander Mike Gallo from Triple-A New Orleans on Saturday and optioned left-hander Nate Bland to New Orleans.
The Astros also transferred right-hander Brian Moehler to the 60-day disabled list. Moehler was placed on the team’s 15-day disabled list April 25 with an elbow injury.
Gallo was 3-0 with a 2.08 ERA in 16 games at New Orleans this season. He also made 17 appearances at Double-A Round Rock.
Bland was 1-2 with a 5.75 ERA in 22 games with the Astros this year.