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New Farmhands- Marisnick, Moran, Martes


The Astros acquired three prospects in the trade of Jarred Cosart, and two of them could factor significantly into the club's future.

Astros trade Chambers to Blue Jays for two players


The Astros have swapped Adron Chambers for two lottery tickets. Who are the newest members of the organization?

2014 3rd Round Pick: J.D. Davis, 1B, CS-Fullerton

The Astros continue to stockpile college power bats with their third round selection, Cal State Fullerton slugger J.D. Davis

Instant Impressions: A.J. Reed


The Astros have landed the "Babe Ruth of the SEC." How does he project as a pro?

Instant Impressions: Derek Fisher


A tantalizing athlete with tools across the board, Derek Fisher provides big upside for a college player.

TCB 2014 Mock Draft


Your favorite prospect nerds come together for a 42 pick mock draft, featuring three selections by the Astros.

Jon Singleton Called Up- Is He Ready?


The left handed masher they call Homerton is on his way to Houston. Is this the right time?

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Kodi Medeiros, LHP, HI HS

Kodi Medeiros has some of the most electric stuff in the 2014 class, but brings it in a less than traditional manner.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Michael Suchy, CF, FGCU

A top-end athlete with contact concerns, Suchy is sure to be a somewhat polarizing prospect come draft day.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Greg Deichmann, IF, LA HS

An athletic left-side infielder with plus power potential, Deichmann is a big talent with work left to do to reach his ceiling.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Michael Chavis, IF, GA HS


A highly impressive prep hitter, Michael Chavis is shooting up draft boards and has a chance to be a top 15 selection next month.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Jake Stinnett, RHP, UM


One of the top college seniors in the class, Stinnett is a well balanced prospect with command and solid stuff.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Slade Heggen, MT HS


A dynamic athlete out of Missoula, MT, Slade Heggen has as much upside as any catcher in this year's prep class.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Erick Fedde, RHP, UNLV


One of the fastest risers in the class, Rebels righty Erick Fedde is making a case to go in the top 10.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Evan Skoug, C, IL HS


One of the top names in this year's high school catcher crop, Evan Skoug swings a big lefty bat and has shown steady improvement throughout his high school career.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Ti'Quan Forbes, SS, MS HS


A drool-worthy athlete, Forbes has one of the highest ceilings in the draft.

MiLB Recap- 5/6/2014


Carlos Correa announces his return with a three-hit day and five total bases.

2014 MLB Draft Profile- Casey Gillaspie, 1B, WSU


One of the top college hitters in the country, Casey Gillaspie is doing everything he can to hit his way into the first round.

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


Never forget your daily dose of Coke.

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


Get your daily dose of Coke.

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.

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