Blue_hills

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  • joined Nov 23, 2008
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Houston Astros Minor League All-Stars

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Just some analysis on the minor leaguers who have performed best at their position this season for the Astros.

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Oklahoma City Players of the Month: April

Something I love doing is tracking minor league players month-to-month. Yes, I comb through the box scores every night before I go to bed. However, I think there is something to seeing the monthly...

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Minor League Preview: Lo A

Lexington is the final team requiring a preview. Houston's best prospects are still young and at the lower levels. So, it may be true that the best as been saved for last. Like most of this series,...

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Minor League Preview: Hi A

First of all, Happy Birthday to my idol, Brandon Backe. Now to business... This is the third installment of the "Minor League Preview." Welcome to the launch-pad of Lancaster; home of many of...

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Minor League Preview: AA

Yesterday I looked over the AAA roster, today I'm looking at Corpus Christi where there are more prospect types. I am really intrigued by this roster, should be extremely interesting. Corpus...

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Minor League Preview: AAA

Today, I looked over the minor league rosters Brian McTaggert released on his blog. Overall, I'm a little disappointed many prospects are repeating levels they were at the majority of last year....

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My impressions on "Opening Day"

Not the real Opening Day, but it was the first game for [our] Astros--and what a game it was. I'll make my introductions short. Introductions, nay, this will be more of a disclaimer, necessary...

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When will Jason Castro get the call?

Jason Castro has hit .282/.389/.362 for AAA Round Rock this season in 188 ABs. He's recovered after a terrible April, in which he hit .226/.388/.245. Houston's catchers have not produced...

My first and only Mock Draft for Monday.

1. WAS - Bryce Harper C The hard parts over, right? Harper's going to be the pick. The question is, where does he play on the field? Answer: anywhere but behind the plate. Third base is an option,...

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Astros Organizational Preview: Round Rock and Corpus Christi

I get excited about some crazy things... like the minor league season that starts up tomorrow. So, in my anxious anticipation, I've written up my thoughts about each of the Astros' minor league...

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Astros Organizational Preview: Lancaster and Lexington

I get excited about some crazy things... like the minor league season that starts up tomorrow. So, in my anxious anticipation, I've written up my thoughts about each of the Astros' minor league...

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Current Elias Rankings: how it could affect the Astros' offseason

I'm just throwing this one together, but as it stands Houston has three type A free agents potentially leaving this off-season and two type B free agents.  The type As are: Miguel Tejada, who is...

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Futures Game: Jason Castro

Castro will become the team USA MVP if they hold on.  He just knocked a three-run homer to deep right to take the lead.  The prior half-inning he threw Luis Durango out at third, with a perfect...

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What is Tejada worth on the trade market?

I am looking for your thoughts here.  Feel free to be as specific, specific teams, specific players, or generic as you like.  Here are some of mine.  I'm an Astros fan, and want to see Tejada...

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My Mock Draft

  The usual baseball america, pg cross checkers and milb.com resources... First Round 1. Washington Nationals: Stephen Strasburg RHP San Diego State Strasburg is the number one pick of the 2009...

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My Mock Draft

The usual baseball america, pg crosscheckers and milb.com resources... First Round 1. Washington Nationals: Stephen Strasburg RHP San Diego State Strasburg is the number one pick of the 2009 MLB...

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MOD: Astros Draft Review

21 Mike Trout OF Millville HS (New Jersey) 69 Colton Cain LHP/1B Walxahachie HS (Texas) 100 Kendal Volz RHP Baylor 111 Jake Cowan RHP San Jacinto JC (Texas) Chad James was the guy on top of my list...

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MOD Astros #3

This will be the final MOD for the Astros, in preparation for Saturday's mock.  First, pick 21, I have narrowed Bobby Heck's board to three players.  One of which should be available.  They are Rex...

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MOD Astros #2

Thank you to those who have been participating thus far.  In the first MOD we speculated a little on the Astros' gameplan and hashed out some names for pick 21.  Here's a recap: Bobby Heck doesn't...

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MOD Astros 1.1

5/13/09 Excuse me, as I slide my legs into Bobby Heck's ironed slacks, and tie his shoes tightly onto my feet.  I am very excited about the Astros' draft prospects going in, and although I am...

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MOD Astros #1

5/13/09 Excuse me, as I slide my legs into Bobby Heck's ironed slacks, and tie his shoes tightly onto my feet.  I am very excited about the Astros' draft prospects going in, and although I am...

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Astros' Minor League Players of the Month: April

Round Rock Express AAA Pitcher of the Month : Bud Norris RHP Probably the easiest decision I am going to make here.  Had Felipe Paulino not made three starts with the Astros he would have...

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Where to draft Gordon Beckham

I have the 5th, 15th, 25th, etc. pick in my dynasty league draft.     Where should Gordon Beckham fall in there?  Is he a first rounder, or will he fall to me later in the draft?  Also, who...

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Top 15 Padres Prospects...

according to me.   I have been writing a blog series over the last couple of months over at cbssportsline.  My target audience has been casual baseball fans, who are probably not too...

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