Astros' Peacock earns rotation spot

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchange

Prospect Brad Peacock has won a spot in the Houston Astros rotation, and will serve as the team's fourth starter.
The 25-year-old is coming off a season in which he posted a 6.01 ERA in 134 2/3 innings for the Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate in Sacramento. He beat out Alex White by compiling a 3.20 ERA in 19 2/3 Grapefruit League innings.