Astros exchange catcher Tyler Heineman to Brewers

Gio Gonzalez began the evening with two earned runs permitted in 16 1?3 innings this Spring, however the Washington Nationals' left-hander had an unpleasant day at the ballpark in West Palm Beach, surrendering six hits, two strolls and five earned keeps running in five innings of work in what wound up a 5-1 misfortune to the Houston Astros in The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches .

Gonzalez surrendered his second grand slam of the Spring, strolled more than one player without precedent for six Grapefruit League begins, and saw his pitch tally swell rapidly with 30 and 20-contribute innings each of his last two edges.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Astros exchanged small time catcher Tyler Heineman to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday for a player to be named later or money Tuesday Morning Hot Links.

Heineman, 25, was the Astros' eighth-round draft pick in 2012. He spent last season in Class AAA, where he batted Astros offense breaks out in 7-5 win in Seattle .259 with a .696 OPS in 239 at-bats, and wouldn't have discovered much playing time behind Juan Centeno and Max Stassi if alloted to Fresno again this season.

Houston Astros Infographic

Houston Astros Infographic

Houston Astros 2016 Season

Author's Website: