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Ryan Pressly surprised at demotion to Astros setup role but says willing to accept it

Feb. 15, 2024 18:30 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Pressly said he was surprised the Houston Astros dropped him from closer in favor of Josh Hader but has accepted an eighth-inning setup role. Hader, a five-time All-Star left-hander who turns 30 on April 7, agreed Jan. 22 to a $95 million,...

Josh Hader will close for Astros and Ryan Pressly will be in setup role, new manager Joe Espada says

Feb. 14, 2024 13:59 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Newly signed Josh Hader will close for the Astros and incumbent Ryan Pressly will move into a setup role, new manager Joe Espada said as Houston started spring training workouts Wednesday. Hader, a five-time All-Star, agreed Jan. 22 to a $95 million,...

Josh Hader eager to team with Ryan Pressly after reaching $95 million, 5-year deal with Astros

Jan. 22, 2024 20:29 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Hader and the Houston Astros weren't ready to define what his bullpen role will be on the day they announced his $95 million, five-year contract. It appears likely he will take over as closer and push Ryan Pressly back to a setup job in a bullpen that also...