The Houston Astros officially announced the team has designated outfielder Carlos Gomez for assignment on Wednesday, the team has announced the corresponding move is recalled pitcher Jandel Gustave.
Official: #Astros have recalled RHP Jandel Gustave from Triple A. OF Carlos Gomez has been designated for assignment.— Houston Astros (@astros) August 10, 2016
Gustave, 23, was signed as an international free agent in 2010. The Boston Red Sox selected Gustave in the 2014 Rule 5 Draft, he was traded to the Royals the same day. The Royals placed Gustave on waivers and he was picked up by the Padres during the 2015 Spring Training. But he was eventually returned to the Astros.
Gustave was 2-2 with a 3.71 ERA with 52 strikeouts with 18 walks in his 51 innings of work. He also collected three saves in four opportunities.
Carlos Gomez released a comment with Fox 26'S Mark Berman.