(7/8/2010) MLB.com reports that Astros SS Jose Vallejo, who severed tendons in two fingers on his right hand in a cooking accident in January, has returned to action at Double-A Corpus Christi.
Vallejo outrighted to minors by Astros
(3/16/2010) The Astros outrighted infielder Jose Vallejo to Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday. Vallejo had surgery on two torn finger tendons. The team said Vallejo will be out for about six months, ostensibly the entire season.
Vallejo has surgery on hand
(2/11/2010) The Astros announced that minor league infielder Jose Vallejo (vah-YAY'-hoh) had surgery Wednesday on two fingers of his right hand. Vallejo tore tendons in his fingers while preparing a meal during the Christmas holidays. The team said Vallejo will be out for about six months.
Vallejo needs surgery, out for year
(2/10/2010) Astros minor-league second baseman Jose Vallejo will undergo right hand surgery Wednesday and miss most of the 2010 season. The 23-year-old Vallejo cut tendons in two fingers while preparing a meal at his home in the Dominican Republic during the Christmas holidays. His hand slid over the blade of a knife that he was using to cut meat, the team said. Houston acquired Vallejo last August from Texas as part of the Ivan Rodriguez trade.
Astros acquire prospect INF Vallejo
(8/20/2009) The Astros acquired minor league infielder Jose Vallejo as part of the deal that sent catcher Ivan Rodriguez back to the Rangers. The 22-year-old Vallejo was the Rangers' minor league defensive player of the year last season. Vallejo will report to Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday.