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Astros call up Foltynewicz

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros called up right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday.

This will mark the major league debut for Foltynewicz, the Astros' fourth- ranked prospect who is expected to pitch in relief.

Foltynewicz, 22, pitched the entire season at Oklahoma City, going 7-7 in 21 games, 18 as a starter. A first-round selection (19th overall) by Houston in the 2010 draft, Foltynewicz struck out 102 batters in 102 2/3 innings.

08/01 13:15:24 ET