According to reports, the deal is for one year at $20 million, prorated to $13 million, and Keuchel is scheduled to start Saturday for the Triple-A Gwinnett Stripers. The Stripers will play Durham at 6:05 p.m. at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.
Keuchel won the American League Cy Young Award in 2015, compiling a 20-8 record and a 2.48 ERA. He struck out 216 batters in 232 innings, while walking only 51 that season. He helped lead the Astros to a second-place finish in the AL West before Houston lost to the Kansas City Royals in a Division Series.