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  • joined Jun 07, 2009
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Draft Thread

Might as well start it now. Who I hope for: Josh Sale Mike Foltynewicz (he looks like Jordan Lyles and comes from an area like Tanner Bushue's...what could be better?) Zach Alvord (random, but I...

Elias Rankings Update

According to mlbtraderumors.com Type A: Miguel Tejada Jose Valverde LaTroy Hawkins Type B: Doug Brocail

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Angel Villalona: Not such an Angel.

Murder is a really good way to become a prospect bust: http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/story/12236985. That's awkward.    What effect does this have on the Giants? Who becomes their #1 Position...

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Astros sign undrafted free agent for $160K

MILWAUKEE — The Astros signed undrafted right-handed pitcher Ruben (RJ) Alaniz for $160,000 on Saturday. He pitched at Juarez-Lincoln High School in La Joya and was discovered by scout Rusty...

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Astros sign Korean kid

According to MLBTraderumors, Astros signed a Korean infielder named Chan-jong Moon for 350 G's.  Cool beans?   Just throwing this out there, but every time this kid hits a home run, it should be...

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Tejada Claimed

From Danny Knobler (CBS Sportsline)'s blog:   Also claimed, according to sources, was Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada. The claiming team isn't known, but also isn't important, because the A...

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A Modest Proposal

So while this might seem fatalistic or defeastist...the following theory might put the Astros in position to better themselves for the future.   Waivers in August, an interesting idea. Put a...

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Jay Austin

Jay Austin, the Astros 2nd Round Draftee from the 2008 Draft, really struggled last year at Greeneville (R) (he hit .198 in 212 abs...ouch). His struggles continued this year, as he hit only .191...

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Where Astros Draftees Are Off To

From Zach Levine's Chron.com blog:    Rd. Pick Player Pos. School Minors 2 69 Tanner Bushue RHP South Central HS (Ill.) GCL 3 99 Telvin Nash LF Griffin HS (Ga.) GCL 3s 110 Jonathan Meyer 3B S...

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Lancaster Blues: Astros farm system has depth in the outfield

Don't look now, but there's actually an organizational log jam in the outfield, and it's a nice problem to have.

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More Draft Signings for the Astros

From Senor McTaggart's Blog: The Astros signed three players selected in the First-Year Player Draft, including third-round supplemental selection Jonathan Meyer, a third baseman out of Simi...

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