Astros add 6 to roster

09/02/2014 1:38 PM

09/02/2014 1:45 PM

Houston, TX ( - The Houston Astros added six players to their major-league roster on Tuesday as September call-ups.

The Astros recalled outfielder L.J. Hoes, catcher Max Stassi and infielder Jonathan Villar from Oklahoma City and selected the contracts of right-handed pitchers Jorge De Leon and Nick Tropeano from the Triple-A team.

They also activated left-hander Darin Downs from the 15-day disabled list and designated right-handers Paul Clemens and David Martinez for assignment.

Stassi and Tropeano are making their debuts on a major-league roster. Downs had been sidelined since Aug. 15 with a right oblique strain.

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