HOUSTON (AP) -Craig Biggio agreed to a three-year personal services contract with the Houston Astros, similar to deals the team struck with former stars Nolan Ryan, Roger Clemens and Jeff Bagwell.
The 41-year-old Biggio retired last season after playing his entire 20-year career in Houston. Last June, he became the 27th player to reach 3,000 hits and retired as the Astros' leader in games, at-bats, hits, doubles and total bases.
``I've already moved on to the next chapter of my life,'' Biggio said Monday. ``I'm excited to see how the other aspects of the game work.''
He'll work as a special assistant to the general manager, helping coach young players as well as assisting the Astros on the business side. He'll split time between the Astros and St. Thomas High School, where he's working as an assistant baseball coach. His oldest son, Conor, plays for the team.

Recent MLB Discussions

MLB Trends Wednesday, May 25 on Wed, May 2016 by Blade
May Pitchers Report on Wed, May 2016 by Blade
MLB Trends Tuesday, May 24 on Tue, May 2016 by Blade

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Can Reds contain rolling Dodgers tonight? Everybody’s picking on the last-place Reds at the moment. Why not add the Dodgers’ Scott Kazmir to the group?
Thumbnail A's vs. Mariners Prediction Will tonight's AL West matchup between the A's and Mariners be a high-scoring affair at 10:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Diamondbacks vs. Pirates Total Pick Will the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to pile up the runs against the Arizona Diamondbacks when they meet tonight at 7PM...
Thumbnail Blue Jays vs. Yankees Prediction The Yankees are red-hot but can the Blue Jays end the Bombers' six-game winning streak tonight at 7:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Pirates to keep pouring it on Diamondbacks? Don’t look now, but the National League Central Division race seems poised to get a lot more interesting.
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages