Diory Hernandez, infielder
2011 season: Was with Gwinnett, Atlanta's Triple-A affiliate, for much of the season, hitting .201. Had 33 at bats with the Braves, with a home run and four RBIs in May and June.
Favorite ballpark food: Rice and beans with chicken.
Dallas Keuchel, pitcher
2011 season: The Tulsa native and Bishop Tulsa Kelley graduate made his first appearance in Triple-A last season after being promoted from Corpus Christi. He went 1-1 with a 7.50 ERA in seven starts.
Favorite ballpark food: Probably pizza whenever we'd go to Drillers Stadium or made a road trip to Kansas City.
Jordan Lyles, pitcher
2011 season: After starting the season with the RedHawks, Lyles made his big league debut May 31, throwing seven innings in a win over the Cubs in Wrigley Field. He finished 2-8 with a 5.36 ERA in 15 starts.
Fernando Martinez, outfielder
2011 season: Spent his entire career with the Mets before this season. Has appearances with New York for the last three seasons, with 22 at bats there last year. Spent most of his season with Triple-A Buffalo, hitting .260 with 30 RBIs.
Favorite ballpark food: Too much. I'll eat whatever's there.
Landon Powell, catcher
2011 season: Played just 48 games, splitting time between Oakland and Triple-A Sacramento. With the A's, he hit just .171 with 4 RBIs in 111 at bats. Hit .283 in 12 games with Sacramento.
Aneury Rodriguez, pitcher
2011 season: Was with Houston all of last year, going 1-6 with a 5.27 ERA in 43 appearances (8 starts).
J.B. Shuck, outfielder
2011 season: Spent most of the season with the RedHawks, hitting .297 in 108 games. Made his major league debut Aug. 5 and hit .272 in 37 games with the Astros.
Brad Snyder, outfielder
2011 season: Signed as a free agent by the Astros in November, Snyder hit .290 in 102 games for the Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate Iowa and had nine at bats for the Cubs with one hit
Favorite ballpark food: Soft pretzels with cheese — you've got to have cheese — and a giant Coke.
Mickey Storey, pitcher
2011 season: Storey split the 2011 season between Oakland's Double-A affiliate in Midland, Texas and the RedHawks. In Oklahoma City, he went 1-0 with a 3.99 ERA in 23 relief appearances.
Brett Wallace, infielder
2011 season: After starting the year as Houston's starting first baseman, Wallace was sent to the RedHawks for the month of August, hitting .356 in 28 games before being recalled in August.
Xavier Cedeno, pitcher
2011 season: Appeared in 25 games for Corpus Christi (5-6, 3.95) and 12 games for the RedHawks (2-3, 6.23). He also pitched in three games for the Astros but only for 1 2/3 innings total.
Adalberto Flores, pitcher
2011 season: Pitched in 41 games for Double-A Frisco where he posted a 5-4 record with a 3.32 ERA. Signed as a free agents by the Astros in November.
Sergio Perez, pitcher
2011 season: Started 21 games for the RedHawks, going 5-9 with a 4.25 ERA
Jose Valdez, pitcher
2011 season: Appeared in 20 games for the RedHawks and had a 1-0 record with a 5.66 ERA. Had 12 relief appearances for Houston with no decisions and an ERA of 9.00.