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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
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....
The Crawfish Boxes Mar 7, 2019
Why Rogelio should make the 25-man roster

Why Rogelio should make the 25-man roster

This is not an article about what the Astros will do, but what they should do. They should start the season with Rogelio Armenteros in the rotation. A brief recap: there are four locks for the rotation: Verlander, Cole, Miley, McHugh (assuming the back thing is as minor as they think). As of now, it’s an almost foregone conclusion that Peacock takes the 5th starter spot. Here’s why it would be better for the 2019 success if Rogelio would take it, until Josh James is ready. The first point is that Rogelio has little left to prove. He’s on the 40-man. He’s thrown almost 200 IP in...
The Crawfish Boxes Mar 4, 2019
Astros Potential Breakout Prospects for 2019

Astros Potential Breakout Prospects for 2019

A list of some guys who could breakout this season Every year in the Astros system there is a prospect that has a breakout season. We have seen it from guys like Francis Martes, Ramon Laureano, Brett Phillips, Rogelio Armenteros, Yordan Alvarez and more. Here, I will list a few guys who are outside the top 30 that I think could have a breakout season. Just for reference, here are my potential breakout list the last three years: 2016 2017 2018 Carlos Machado, OF Machado has been in the Astros system since 2015 and has been playing foreign leagues and rookie ball but has made progress at...
The Crawfish Boxes Feb 24, 2019
Game Thread: Spring Training Day 2, Atlanta Braves @ Houston Astros. Feb 24, 12:05 CST

Game Thread: Spring Training Day 2, Atlanta Braves @ Houston Astros. Feb 24, 12:05 CST

Day 2 of Spring Training and a televised game. Join the discussion. Last year’s pleasant surprise, Framber Valdez, opens the game for Stros. At the time of this publication the Astros’ and Braves line ups have not been announced as well as the Braves opener. Playing concurrently with this game is a game with the Mets pitting Jacob deGrom against our own Rogelio Armenteros. This one will not be locally broadcast. The feature game for the day with Atlanta will be broadcast on radio on KBME 790 and on televison from ATT Sportsnet-SW.

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