Free-agent outfielder Josh Reddick is heading to Houston. Yahoo! Sports first reported Thursday that the two sides have agreed to a 4-year, $52M deal, pending a physical.
Reddick played 155 games last season for the Oakland A’s and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He his .281, with 17 doubles, 10 home runs, and 37 RBIs. After being sent south to L.A. in August, Reddick had the best batting average in baseball for the month of September, going 26 for 65 for a .400 average in the month. Known for his stellar fielding in right field, Reddick ranked in the top 10 in the majors for defensive runs saved.
Houston, who finished 3rd in the AL West at 84-78 last season, also made news Thursday acquiring catcher Brian McCann from the Yankees for pitching prospects Albert Aberu and Jorge Guzman, and are considered among the front runners to land veteran DH Carlos Beltran.