Astros fans were thrilled when the team announced they traded prospects to the Arizona Diamondbacks for ace Zack Greinke.
The deal gives the Astros a murderer's row of starters including Greinke, Gerrit Cole, and Justin Verlander.
Speaking of Verlander, he was also happy to see the trade go down, taking to Twitter shortly after word of the deal came out.
The Astros made a series of deals yesterday, not only landing Grienkle, but they also acquired starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez, reliever Joe Biagini and Minor League outfielder Cal Stevenson,also acquired starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez, reliever Joe Biagini and Minor League outfielder Cal Stevenson in a trade with Toronto. They also sent Tony Kemp to the Cubs for veteran catcher Martin Maldonado, who was with the team last season.
The Astros also sent catcher Max Stassi to the Angels for Minor League outfielders Rainier Rivas and Raider Uceta.
The 'Stros lost to the Indians last night 10 to 4 and will finish that series up tonight in Cleveland. Coverage on Sports Talk 790 starts at 5. First pitch after 6, and we join the coverage at 7pm after the Michael Berry Show here on KTRH.