On February 9 , 1999 — 1999 – Astros agree to a contract with shortstop Ricky Gutierrez. It’s the second year in a row that none of Houston’s arbitration-eligible players actually reach a hearing. Gutierrez fights injury problems to hit .261 in his final year in Houston. 


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