With Wigginton aboard, Astros designate Ensberg for assignment
HOUSTON -- One day after acquiring Ty Wigginton in a trade with Tampa Bay, the Houston Astros designated struggling third baseman Morgan Ensberg for assignment on Sunday.
Houston also recalled left-hander Mark McLemore to fill the roster spot vacated when reliever Dan Wheeler was sent to the Devil Rays in Saturday's trade.
The 31-year-old Ensberg was hitting .232 with eight homers and
31 RBIs in 85 games. That was far off the pace from his All-Star
season in 2005, when ...
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