Astros sign Niko Goodrum to 1-year deal
In need of infield depth, the Astros have signed Niko Goodrum to a one-year contract, worth a reported $2.1 million.
Goodrum, 30, spent the last four seasons with the Detroit Tigers and batted .214 with 9 home runs and 33 RBI in 90 games last season. He started games at shortstop, second base, center field and left field last season, and over the course of his career he's played every position in the big leagues, aside from catcher.
The Astros have yet to announce the move, and their 40-man roster is currently full, but Goodrum told MLB.com that he would be in Houston on Sunday for his physical before reporting to the Astros spring training complex in West Palm Beach, FL.