BREAKING: Astros Trade Humberto Quintero And Jason Bourgeois

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 18: Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros (L-R), Jordan Schafer #1, Humberto Quintero #55 and Jason Bourgeois #11 celebrate their 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Steve Campbell, Zachary Levine and Brian McTaggart said on twitter Jason Bourgeois and Humberto Quintero have said there goodbye to teammates and are heading to where is unknown at this point.

Both Brian McTaggart and Zachary Levine have said that both have been traded, but the Astros are not revealing where just yet. It appears per Levine's tweet that the team is still waiting finalization and according to McTaggart:

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow has declined comment, says he'll talk later

Barring injury it appears Jason Castro and Chris Snyder will be in Houston April 6 for the opening day festivities. The reserve outfielders role is less certain and probably opens up a spot for a right handed bat. Or do you think the Astros would carry two left handed reserve outfielders into the season?

Outfielders still in Major League camp, Per Astros County:

Brian Bixler (R), Brian Bogusevic (L), Travis Buck (L), Jack Cust (L), Fernando Martinez (L), J.D. Martinez (R), Justin Ruggiano (R), J.B. Shuck (L), Brad Snyder (L)

More news and reaction to come.

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