Armenteros gives Astros bullpen some relief, team more Cuban flavor

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Armenteros gives Astros bullpen some relief, team more Cuban flavor
Armenteros gives Astros bullpen some relief, team more Cuban flavor

Caption Close Like so many of his Cuban born Astros brethren, Rogelio Armenteros takes English classes provided by the club. After Armenteros' lessons on Thursday afternoon, Class AAA Round Rock manager Mickey Storey summoned the 24-year-old righthanded pitcher for a message. Storey said it in English and, rest assured, Armenteros understood. He was being promoted to the major leagues for the first time. His first phone call? "My mom," Armenteros said Friday, in English. Armenteros was recalled as reinforcement for a fatigued bullpen that absorbed three extra inning games in the previous eight days. Add to that Josh James' minor injury — he described it Wednesday as lat tightness — and the Astros

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