Former Dodger Davey Lopes was traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Houston Astros for left-handed relief pitcher Frank DiPino. Lopes, 40, is batting .299 this season with has 6 home runs, 22 RBIs and 17 stolen bases in 59 games. He has played both infield and outfield this season.
DiPino, 29, has a 1-3 record with a 3.57 ERA and 3 saves in 40 innings. He pitched 3 scoreless innings in Sunday's game against the New York Mets, though he did give up the hit that tied the game.