He will earn $2.25 million if he makes the club, a source told MLB.com’s Mark … HOUSTON -- The Astros added bullpen depth on Tuesday by signing free-agent right-handed reliever Steve Cishek to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Cishek agreed last month to a minor league deal that specified if he wasn’t added to the 40-man roster by March 25, he could request to be added within 24 hours or be released. Team: Los Angeles Angels (majors) Born: June 18, 1986 in Falmouth, MA us Draft: Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 5th round of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft from Carson-Newman University (Jefferson City, TN).. High School: Falmouth HS (Falmouth, MA) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Pitcher Steve Cishek was released from a minor league contract Thursday by the Houston Astros. Cishek was released Thursday from a minor league contract with Houston after seven spring training appearances. Cishek agreed last month to a minor league deal that specified if he wasn’t added to the 40-man roster by March 25, he could request to be added within 24 hours or be released. Steve Cishek learned to throw a slider in 2009. The 35-year-old allowed three runs — on three solo homers — and seven hits in 7 2/3 innings with 12 strikeouts and two walks. Pitcher Steve Cishek was released from a minor league contract Thursday by the Houston Astros. Houston Astros relief pitcher Steve Cishek (31) throws to Miami Marlins' Lewin Diaz during the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game, Friday, March 5, 2021, in Jupiter, Fla. Lynne Sladky/AP WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Pitcher Steve Cishek was released from a minor league contract Thursday by the Houston Astros. Steve Cishek on Steve Cishek: The Making of a Marlin. Falmouth native Steve Cishek signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels this week. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Pitcher Steve Cishek was released from a minor league contract Thursday by the Houston Astros. Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Steve Cishek has revealed his secret to staying calm at those high-pressure moments on the baseball field — he keeps a Biblical reminder in his back pocket. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Pitcher Steve Cishek was released from a minor league contract Thursday by the Houston Astros. Cishek, who last year pitched for the Chicago White Sox, … Cishek agreed last month to a … The latest stats, facts, news and notes on Steve Cishek of the LA Angels Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-6, 215lb (198cm, 97kg) . Cishek agreed last month to a … Steve Cishek.