Henry Sosa RP HOU May 18 '12
The Astros have sold the rights of RHP Henry Sosa to the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization.
It's a little surprising, as Sosa is just 26 and has a fastball that sits in the mid-90s. But, he posted a 5.23 ERA in 10 starts for the 'Stros last year and wasn't any better this season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, holding a 5.12 mark with just 21 strikeouts over 31 2/3 innings.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Sep 22 '11
Henry Sosa was quality against the Rockies Thursday, limiting them to three runs on nine hits and a walk over 6 1/3 innings in a 9-6 win.
Sosa struggled a couple starts ago against the Nationals, but for the most part he's been quite good of late, allowing three or fewer runs in five of his last six outings. He's going to have to get his control in order and ultimately probably better profiles as a reliever, but he's held his own thus far. Sosa will bring a 4.68 ERA and 1.40 WHIP into his final start next week, which will come against the Cardinals.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Sep 17 '11
Henry Sosa yielded two runs over six innings Saturday in a loss to the Cubs.
Sosa limited the Cubs to just four hits, but also walked five, including four in the first inning. He struck out five in the loss and now holds a 4.74 ERA and 33/20 K/BB ratio in 43 2/3 innings over his first eight major league starts. He doesn't come recommended with a start against the Rockies next week.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Aug 26 '11
Henry Sosa picked up his first major league victory by holding the Giants to one run in six innings on Thursday.
Facing his old team for the second straight outing, Sosa had easily his best showing in four starts to date. He's 1-2 with a 5.09 ERA overall, and he's not recommended in NL-only leagues.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Aug 23 '11
Henry Sosa will start against the Giants on Thursday.
He'll be working on three days' rest. Sosa, 26, has a 6.35 ERA and 13/6 K/BB ratio in 17 innings over his first three major league starts. He's not a recommended option in fantasy leagues, even against the struggling Giants' offense.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Aug 21 '11
Henry Sosa yielded four earned runs over five innings as part of a no-decision against the Giants Sunday.
Sosa struck out three, walked one and gave up four hits. He's given up exactly four runs in each of his three major league starts and hasn't sniffed a win in any of them. With Houston's inept offense backing him, there's not much upside here.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Aug 15 '11
Henry Sosa allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks in six innings of work on Monday, falling to 0-2 in Houston's 4-3 loss to the Cubs at home.
He struck out six and walked two. Sosa has been just south of quality in both of his first two major-league starts, and is looking like he could offer some value in NL-only leagues down the stretch. He'll get the Giants at home this Sunday.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Aug 12 '11
Henry Sosa has been given another start.
Sosa will get the Cubs at home on Monday. Making his major-league debut on Wednesday, Sosa allowed four runs on six hits and three walks in six innings of work against the Diamondbacks. He has an electric fastball, but little else. He's unlikely to be an asset in NL-only leagues down the stretch.
Henry Sosa RP HOU Aug 11 '11
Making his major-league debut, Henry Sosa allowed four runs on six hits and three walks in six innings of work on Wednesday evening, taking the loss in Houston's 6-3 setback against the Diamondbacks.
He struck out four. Not exactly an inspring effort, but more than enough to earn Sosa another start. In all likelihood, he'll remain in the Astros rotation through the end of the season as long as he doesn't implode.