Lucas Harrell removed from Astros rotation
No replacement starting pitcher has been named as of yet, but with Triple-A having some interesting options such as prospect Jared Cosart, the team could promote someone looking towards the future.
Harrell has struggled this season, posting an ERA of 5.04 in 19 starts, pitching a total of 103 2.3 innings for the last place Astros. He has certainly fallen a long way for someone who started the season as their number two starter. Astros manager Bo Porter said that Harrell will not be sent down, and that he will pitch out of their bullpen, reports Smith.
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