ROUND ROCK, Texas — Editor's Note: The above video is from September 21, 2018.

The Houston Astros' Max Stassi will be playing with the Round Rock Express while on a rehab assignment beginning Thursday night at Dell Diamond.

According to a press release by the Round Rock Express, Stassi had been experiencing left knee soreness since May 26, leading to this decision to bring him in for rehab by the Astros.

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Stassi is expected to start for the Express Thursday night as catcher against the Reno Aces at 7:05 p.m.

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