Astros claim Hernandez, Figueroa
CHICAGO — The Houston Astros claimed infielder Anderson Hernandez and pitcher Nelson Figueroa off waivers.
Left-hander Polin Trinidad and right-hander Gary Majewski were designated for assignment to make room on the roster.
Hernandez batted .246 in 22 games for Cleveland this season. Figueroa was 2-1 with a 3.46 ERA in 13 appearances for Philadelphia.