3 days ago

Astros Top Three Second Base Prospects For 2018

2017 Stats: 45 G, .217 BA/.321 OBP/.395 SLG, 10 2B, 3 3B, 4 HR, 15 RBI, 4 SB, 23 BB/36 SO

    Astros Top Three Second Base Prospects For 2018
    We continue our look at the top three prospects at each position moving to the second base position this week. Top Three Prospects By Position: Birk was the 13th round pick out of Texas A&M in 2016. In Birk's junior year he hit .310 with 7 HR and 29 BB/34 K in 65 games.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

Jan 09

Astros Top First Base Prospects For 2018

2017 Stats: 90 G, .304 BA/.379 OBP/.481 SLG, 17 2B, 12 HR, 69 RBI, 8 SB, 42 BB/77 SO

2017 Stats: 57 G, .289 BA/.403 OBP/.457 SLG, 12 2B, 7 HR, 33 RBI, 37 BB/49 SO

2017 Stats: 48 G, .170 BA/.280 OBP/.388 SLG, 6 2B, 10 HR, 21 RBI, 24 BB/68 SO

    Astros Top First Base Prospects For 2018
    We continue our look at the top three prospects at each position moving to the first base position this week. Top Three Prospects By Position: Alvarez was originally signed by the Dodgers out of Cuba for $2 million and the Astros snagged him in the trade that sent Fields to Los Angeles.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

Jan 02

Astros Top Three Catching Prospects For 2018

2017 Stats: 98 G, .232 BA/.328 OBP/.321 SLG, 18 2B, 4 HR, 37 RBI, 43 BB/59 SO

    Astros Top Three Catching Prospects For 2018
    Now that 2018 is here, it is time to start looking at the top three prospects at each position as we lead up to the Astros top 30 prospect list. This week I will get things going with the catcher position. Stubbs was drafted by the Astros out of USC in 2015.
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Dec 24

Astros MiLB Position Review: Relief Pitching

2017 Stats: 1-3, 3.38 ERA, 58.2 IP, 35 H, 22 ER, 26 BB, 70 K, 10.7 K/9

    Astros MiLB Position Review: Relief Pitching
    This will be the last of the position reviews as we take a look at how the relief pitchers performed in 2017. Here are the previous position reviews: Ferrell was a 3rd round selection of the Astros in the 2015 draft out of TCU after dominating there for 3 seasons.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

Dec 15

Pre-Game Recon: Five Questions with Big Cat Country

...shell shocked by this season. I expected a 6-7 win season. If we went 8-8 I'd be ecstatic. The fact we have a historically good defense and a quarterback hitting...

    Pre-Game Recon: Five Questions with Big Cat Country
    Ryan Day of our sister site, Big Cat Country, is on cloud nine these days. His Jaguars are first place in the AFC South, the Colts are terrible, and he hasn't had to write a single "who should Jacksonville draft in the top five?" post all season long.
    https://www.battleredblog.com

Dec 11

Dateline Rice for Dec. 11, 2017 (Weekend Edition)

Women’s college basketball: No. 21 A&M slips by Central Arkansas

    Dateline Rice for Dec. 11, 2017 (Weekend Edition)
    NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL Rash of retirements triggers Texas political bonanza Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science, fellow in political science at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy and fellow at Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted in articles on Texas politics ahead of 2018 midterm elections.
    http://news.rice.edu

Dec 11

FOX 26 Houston is live now.

#BREAKING: The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, in Manhattan. The A, C and E line are being evacuated at this time. DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2z1tENY

    FOX 26 Houston
    BREAKING: The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, in Manhattan. The A, C and E line are being evacuated at this time. DETAILS:...
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Dec 06

Astros MiLB Position Review: Right Field

2017 Stats: 92 G, .316 BA/.421 OBP/.452 SLG, 27 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 41 RBI, 2 SB, 60 BB/68 SO

2017 Stats: 58 G, .335 BA/.440 OBP/.500 SLG, 11 2B, 3 3B, 5 HR, 24 RBI, 8 SB, 30 BB/23 SO

    Astros MiLB Position Review: Right Field
    We continue our position reviews in the Astros system this week, taking a look at the right field position. I will focus on guys who played primarily right field in 2017. Here are the previous position reviews: Benedetti was the Astros 12th round selection in the 2016 draft.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

Nov 29

Astros MiLB Position Review: Center Field

2017 Stats: 84 G, .318 BA/.384 OBP/.583 SLG, 26 2B, 21 HR, 66 RBI, 16 SB, 35 BB/74 SO (AAA)

2017 Stats: 59 G, .268 BA/.331 OBP/.379 SLG, 10 2B, 2 3B, 4 HR, 24 RBI, 10 SB, 22 BB/59 SO

    Astros MiLB Position Review: Center Field
    We continue our position reviews in the Astros system this week, taking a look at the center field position. I will focus on guys who played primarily center field in 2017. Here are the previous position reviews: Tucker has steadily moved up the prospect rankings and his stock got even higher this year.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

Nov 22

Astros MiLB Position Review: Left Field

2017 Stats: 87 G, .299 BA/.399 OBP/.533 SLG, 17 2B, 3 3B, 16 HR, 57 RBI, 6 SB, 44 BB/95 SO

2017 Stats: 92 G, .235 BA/.278 OBP/.341 SLG, 18 2B, 2 3B, 4 HR, 35 RBI, 6 SB, 9 BB/45 SO

    Astros MiLB Position Review: Left Field
    We continue our position reviews in the Astros system this week, taking a look at the left field position. I will focus on guys who played primarily left field in 2017. Here are the previous position reviews: Martin was drafted in 2013 and has moved his way up through the system.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

Nov 21

Astros Trade Ramon Laureano, Add Cionel Perez and Dean Deetz

Bailey has four pitches, a fastball that hits low-to-mid-90s, a curve and changeup that register high 70s, and a slider that clocks mid 80s. Debuting in pro ball in 2016, he put up solid numbers across the two leagues of Rookie/A-: 12 G, 43 IP, 2.93 ERA, 1.000 WHIP, 2.1 BB/9, 9.6 K/99

In his first full season of pro ball in 2017, he continued to pitch well, pitching in A/A+: 24 G, 91 IP, 31 BB/120 K, 3.26 ERA, 1.088 WHIP, 3.1 BB/9, 11.9 K/9.

    Astros Trade Ramon Laureano for Brandon Bailey, Add Cionel Perez and Dean Deetz
    Nearing the deadline for rosters to lock for Rule-5 Draft protection, the Astros traded OF Ramon Laureano to Oakland in return for RHP Brandon Bailey while protecting RHP Dean Deetz and RHP Cionel Perez by adding them to the 40-Man Roster. Brandon Bailey comes to Houston from Oakland with the pedigree of being a 6th Round pick in 2016.
    https://www.crawfishboxes.com

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