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Gallardo was 8-11 last year with a 3.51 earned-run average in 32 starts last season and 89-64 with a 3.69 ERA in an eight-year career with Milwaukee.
Infielder Luis Sardinas, and right-handers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan were dealt to Milwaukee.
Gallardo's contract specifies his 2015 salary increased from $13 million to $14 million when he was traded. Gallardo is eligible for free agency in November.
Fowler, 28, hit .276 with eight home runs and 35 runs batted in last year in his only season with the Astros, who acquired him from Colorado for outfielder Brandon Barnes and right-hander