The Houston Astros made a huge move at the MLB's trade deadline last summer, acquiring All-Star pitcher Justin Verlander, who helped them win the World Series later that fall.
Houston has made another major move this summer. The Astros, in need of some bullpen help, have acquired a big-time arm ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal has reported that the Houston Astros and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to terms on a trade for relief pitcher Roberto Osuna.
Osuna, 23, has been one of the best relief pitchers in the game. He has a 2.93 ERA with 9 saves and 13 strikeouts so far this season. He's only appeared in 15 games, as he's been suspended for 75 games for domestic violence, but he can return in early August.
The Blue Jays had reportedly been looking for trade partners for Osuna for a couple of days. It appears they have one in Osuna.
Houston has been looking for help in the bullpen for a while. The Astros get a pitcher in Osuna who has a career ERA of 2.87 and 104 career saves.