Astros add Rockies' Jennings to rotation

Updated: December 13, 2006, 11:35 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- The Astros are getting Jason Jennings instead of Jon Garland to replace Andy Pettitte in their starting rotation.

Five days after a potential trade with the White Sox came apart, Houston acquired Jennings and pitcher Miguel Asencio from the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday for outfielder Willy Taveras and pitchers Taylor Buchholz and Jason Hirsh -- who all would have been sent to the White Sox.

"This gives us a solid No. 2 starter and some depth in the bullpen," Astros ...

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