Astros designate Philip Humber for assignment

Astros designate Philip Humber for assignment
May 12, 2013, 5:10 pm
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Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros have designated Philip Humber for assignment. He’ll either be released or outrighted to Triple-A Oklahoma City if he clears waivers. Humber opened the 2013 regular season in the Astros’ rotation but got demoted to the bullpen after seven disastrous starts. He wound up posting an…