Astros option Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno

The Houston Astros have optioned relief pitcher Ken Giles to Triple A Fresno the team announced Wednesday

Watch: Astros' Ken Giles cursed out manager for pulling him from game

The Ken Giles Experience continues to be as wild and insane as advertised. The Astros are recalling left-handed pitcher Cionel Perez from Double-A Corpus Christi in a corresponding move. Back on May 27, Giles was given an 8-3 lead vs. Cleveland in the ninth inning before allowing three earned runs as part of an Indians rally.

The Houston Astros announced Wednesday that they have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A one day after he hurled an expletive at manager A.J. Hinch when he pulled him from a game.

Houston came away with the 6-5 win in a weird walk-off in the 11th inning against the Athletics. He promptly punched himself in the face on his way off the mound.

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The righhander has a 4.99 ERA with 12 saves and 21 strikeouts this season.

All three runs scored and Oakland tied the game 4-4, which ultimately forced extra innings.

Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field. In the past offseason, Giles won arbitration for a $4.6 million salary this season.

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