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Climbing Tal's Hill Mar 18, 2019

Astros: Top Prospect Yordan Alvarez has impressed In Spring Training

The 21 year-old outfielder and first baseman has impressed in Spring Training and looks to be a big part of the Astros future. Coming into the season Alvarez is ranked as the Astros number three prospect behind standouts Forrest Whitley and Kyle Tucker. Alvarez got traded to Houston back in 2016 when the Astros traded […] Astros: Top Prospect Yordan Alvarez has impressed In Spring Training - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Mar 13, 2019
Spring Training Game Thread. March 13th, 2019, 12:10 CDT. Astros vs. Mets

Spring Training Game Thread. March 13th, 2019, 12:10 CDT. Astros vs. Mets

Gerrit Cole and Noah Syndegaard go at it in yet another great Spring Training pitching matchup. Big Astros news yesterday. Seven players were cut from the Spring training roster, including these Top 100 prospects: Kyle Tucker, Forrest Whitley, J.B. Bukauskas and Corbin Martin. (see article here) Furthermore, former prospect luminary, Frances Martes, currently recuperating from Tommy John surgery, was suspended 80 days for testing positive for a proscribed PED. Yesterday the Astros lost to the Nats 5-3 on the strength of three home runs against starting pitcher and loser Justin Verlander....
Climbing Tal's Hill Mar 12, 2019

Astros: Tucker and Whitley in latest round of cuts

The Houston Astros cut seven more players from their Spring Training roster, including highly touted prospects Forrest Whitley and Kyle Tucker. Outfielder Tucker and pitcher Rogelio Armenteros, who were on the Astros‘ 40-man roster, were optioned to the minor leagues. Non-roster invitee pitchers Whitley, J. B. Bukauskas, Corbin Martin, and Brandon Bielak were reassigned to […] Astros: Tucker and Whitley in latest round of cuts - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Mar 12, 2019
Spring Training Game Thread: March 12th, 2019. Astros vs. Nats, 5:35 CDT

Spring Training Game Thread: March 12th, 2019. Astros vs. Nats, 5:35 CDT

Verlander vs. Strasbourg. Nuff said. The Astros made some big cuts today, sending Forrest Whitley, Kyle Tucker and five others to minor league camp. A sign that the regular season is approaching, as the players expected to make the OD roster start to ramp up their preparations. Today Justin Verlander faces off with Stephen Strasbourg. Oh to be in Florida to see these future Hall of Famers. Here is the Astros line up. Radio: KBME 790 TV: ATT Sportsnet SW. (out of market only) Radio: KBME 790 AM
The Crawfish Boxes Mar 12, 2019
Big Names Reassigned: Biggest Cuts of Spring Training Yet

Big Names Reassigned: Biggest Cuts of Spring Training Yet

Four top 100 prospects among the 7 sent down The Future is now. Not just for top prospects Forrest Whitley, Kyle Tucker, J.B Bukauskas, and Corbin Martin, who were sent to the minors camp this afternoon. They were joined by Rogelio Armenteros, Brandon Bielak and Alex DeGoti. It was not expected that any of these players would make the opening day roster, but the early timing of the cuts in the case of many of these is a little surprising. In limited action, all the pitchers on this list were having a good Spring. Top 10 MLB prospect Whitley threw 8 innings, with a 2.25 ERA and 11 k’s....

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