The looming returns of two staples in the Astros' rotation means impending decisions for the team's decision makers. In the next few weeks, two pitchers who opened the second half on the starting staff must move to the bullpen or to Class AAA Fresno.

Player D.O.B Sport Batted Threw Position
Max Kepler Feb 09,1993 BaseBall L L OF
Carlos Correa Sep 21,1994 BaseBall R R SS
Dallas Keuchel Dec 31,1987 BaseBall L L P
Marwin Gonzalez   BaseBall B R 1B
Tony Sipp Jul 11,1983 BaseBall L L P
James Hoyt May 15,1925 BaseBall R R P
Alonzo Powell Dec 11,1964 BaseBall R R OF
Miguel Sano   BaseBall R R DH
Eddie Rosario Sep 27,1991 BaseBall L R OF
Jorge Polanco Jul 04,1993 BaseBall B R SS
Torii Hunter Jul 17,1975 BaseBall R R OF
Brian Dozier May 14,1987 BaseBall R R 2B
Ervin Santana Dec 11,1982 BaseBall R R P
Joe Musgrove Dec 03,1992 BaseBall R R P
Chris Devenski Nov 12,1990 BaseBall R R P
George Springer Sep 18,1989 BaseBall R R OF
Robbie Grossman Sep 15,1989 BaseBall B L OF
Jose Altuve   BaseBall R R 2B
Jason Castro Jun 17,1987 BaseBall L R C
Collin McHugh Jun 18,1987 BaseBall R R P
Alex Bregman Mar 29,1994 BaseBall R R SS