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Under the Lights in Shepherd: A FirstLook at Kolek

At a 3A school in a town with a population of 3,000, Tyler Kolek is in a little pond. With his performance on the mound, he has proved that he is a big fish.

Chinks in the Armor: Impressions of Carlos Rodon

Maybe he is human, after all. While it is certainly not time to jump off the Carlos Rodon bandwagon, there may be some legitimate cause for concern.

MiLB Recap- 8/28/2013

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Firsthand Impressions: Leonardo Heras

The Astros recently picked up two prospects from the Mexican League, including 23 year old outfielder Leonardo Heras, now of the Corpus Christi Hooks. How does he look?

MiLB Recap- 8/10/2013

Kyle Smith stole the show on Saturday night.

Profiling the Return: Kyle Smith, RHP

Kyle Smith is on his way to Houston via the Justin Maxwell trade, and fans should be excited to get the athletic young righthander in the system.

Jonathan Villar: Astros Starting Shortstop

Just 22 years old, Jonathan Villar is bringing his set of tools to the majors to start every day for the Astros. What should we expect?

MiLB Recap- 7/20/2013

In this issue: An in-depth look at Nick Tropeano's Saturday start.

Ready for Launch: 3 Sleepers on the Rise

The Astros system has become one of the strongest around in the last two years, and even behind the considerable strength of the top 10 more talent is beginning to blossom.

MiLB Recap- 7/13/2013

Unlikely hero Chris Cotton stars for Tri-City as top prospects prepare for the Futures Game.

MiLB Recap- 7/13/2013

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J-2 Signing Profile- Nestor Tejada, CF, D.R.

Likely the youngest player the Astros have under contract at 16 and under 3 months, Tejada has an intriguing profile as a center fielder with some pop.

J-2 Signing Profile- Joan Mauricio, SS, D.R.

A wiry 16 year old shortstop, Mauricio is just as raw as you'd expect but shows potential for impact on both sides of the ball.

Astros Acquire 2B Ronald Torreyes from Cubs

The Astros have contributed to the Cubs' hoarding of international bonus money and acquired diminutive second baseman Ronald Torreyes in the process.

MiLB Recap- 6/29/2013

Correa tees off and Velasquez Ks eight in a big day for the River Bandits

MiLB Recap- 6/28/2013

Stassi, Tucker, Ruiz have big days in busy day in the minor leagues.

MiLB Recap- 6/24/2013

Astros' young arms star in a strong day on the farm.

2013 10th Round Pick: Austin Nicely, LHP, VA HS

The Astros' last pick of day two is an intriguing raw talent who will be brought along slowly if he signs

2013 9th Round Pick: Brian Holberton, C, UNC

He's not a flashy prospect, but Holberton brings a modicum of upside to the Astros' farm system.

Third Round Pick: Kent Emanuel, LHP, UNC

The Astros add a polished southpaw to the mix with their third selection.

The Top Talent On the Board at 3.1

The Astros are far from begging for scraps with plenty of talent still available to start day two.

Second Round Pick: Andrew Thurman, RHP

A look at Andrew Thurman, one of the best arms in a great college pitching crop.

2013 MLB Draft Profile: Austin Meadows, OF, GA HS

Meadows is a spectacular all-around talent, and one of the best players in this class.

UPDATED: 2013 MLB Draft Profile- Ryon Healy, 1B

Healy has shot up draft boards with an excellent season. Just how high has his stock gotten?

2013 MLB Draft Profile: Oscar Mercado, SS, FL HS

Though he's no slugger, Mercado's glove will have plenty of teams excited.

2013 MLB Draft Profile: Jordan Paroubeck, OF

A family friend of Barry Bonds, Jordan Paroubeck has power to burn and plenty of other tools.

2013 MLB Draft Profile: Devin Williams, RHP, MO HS

A highly athletic and surprisingly advanced right hander, Williams is what scouts call "one to dream on."

2013 MLB Draft Profile: Reese McGuire, C, WA HS

McGuire is the top catcher on many boards this year, what are his strengths?

UPDATED- 2013 MLB Draft Profile- Joe Martarano, 3B

Martarano hasn't made the strides that some hoped and is a risk, but he's still a tantalizing raw talent.

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