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Michael Feliz' Date of Birth Has Been Updated

The good news is that he is 3 months older than he had been listed rather than a year and 3 months older. The Date of Birth is now 6/28/1993 on milb.com (click on link above); it had been listed as 9/28/1993 there and at Baseball-Reference (and still is, for now).

Quad Cities Home Games will be on MiLBTV in 2014

If you scroll down to the bottom of that linked page you'll see the team is now listed with the very few clubs under AA who broadcast their home games on the system. Not sure whether they all will be on MiLBTV but this is big news for those of us who ardently follow the minors (or can't watch the major league Astros literally or figuratively).

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Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes: 2013 Season Scores of Astros Minor League Short Relievers

That very same fielding- and ballpark-independent statistical evaluation system that I have been using to rate the 2013 performance of the organization's minor league starting pitchers can just as...

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Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes: Final 2013 Season Scores of Astros Minor League Starting Pitchers

This serves as the wrap-up to my offseason series of FanPosts that analyze how the starting-biased pitchers of each organizational minor league affiliate performed versus their league's (or...

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A Statistical Breakdown of the 2013 Midwest League's Pitchers Under 21, Featuring Julio Urias

. In what follows, the performance of starting-biased pitchers who were 20 or younger during the entirety of the 2013 Midwest League season will be graded against that league's starters in...

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Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes: 2013 Oklahoma City Starting Pitchers

What follows is how the Astros' 2013 starting-biased pitchers of the AAA Oklahoma City club performed versus their Pacific Coast League (PCL) peers, as judged by the Fielding and Ballpark...

Outcomes for Quad Cities Pitchers

How the Astros' 2013 starting-biased pitchers of the lower full-season A-ball Quad Cities club performed versus their Midwest League peers, as judged by the Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes system .

Statistical Outcomes for Lancaster Pitchers

What follows is how the Astros' 2013 Advanced A starting-biased pitchers at Lancaster graded out versus their California League peers per the Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes system.

Outcomes for The Corpus Christ Hooks

What follows is how the Astros' 2013 AA starters graded out versus their Texas League peers per the Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes system

The New Pitchers

Here, I will update the recent American-League-reliever-centric FanPost with an eye cast towards how the Astros' offseason 40-man-roster relief additions would compare versus AL relievers in general based on their 2013 major league data and the resul

Putting Scott Feldman Into Context

Feldman rates as the 6th best at Performance Score of these twenty-two 2013 American Leaguers. That Feldman rates so well on batted balls could have a fair bit to do with the Astros' pursuit of him.

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Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes Scores: 2013's MLB Rookie Starting Pitchers Versus MLB Competition

Below I will present the results of applying a novel performance analysis method to 2013's class of major league rookie starting pitchers, referencing only statistics that they accumulated as big...

An In-Depth Look At American League Relievers

An in-depth statistical look at Astros and American League relievers.

Independent Outcomes for Astros pitchers

The Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes system applied to the Astros pitching staff and the entire American League.

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Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcomes Scores: 2013 New York-Penn League Pitchers, By Organization (BAL, BOS, CLE, DET, HOU, MIA, NYM, NYY, OAK, PHI, PIT, STL, TB, WAS)

Study Group The 88 pitchers who faced at least 150 batters in the 2013 New-York Penn League (NYPL) season and averaged at least 10 batters per game. Data Under Review Data from all plate...

2013 Performance of Class A Pitching

This is the latest iteration of the method that I have been using to grade performance of Astros minor league arms

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Grading 2013 Appalachian League Starting Pitcher Performance Using a Run Expectancy Model

Background A run expectancy matrix is essentially a table that shows the average number of runs that will score in an inning after a given combination of outs and baserunners, such as 1 out and...

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Poll: What Should the Astros Give Mariano Rivera During His Final Series?

As you may have heard, the Houston Astros are hosting the New York Yankees this weekend to (almost surely) end the 2013 seasons of both clubs. Thus, one of the three games would stand to be the...

Farmhands Firsthand: Feliz, Sanudo, and Gregor

Farmhands Firsthand: Feliz, Sanudo, and Gregor - September 2013

Batted Ball Outcomes for American League Parks

The objective here is to filter out batted ball events that occurred in American League parks and categorize them based on the general type of batted ball event, the directional zone of the field to which the ball was hit, and the plate appearance ou

An In-depth Look at Josh Hader

This is a short post crafted to show how the Astros' recent trade acquisition Josh Hader stacks up versus the organization's other minor league lefthanded starting pitcher candidates using the Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcomes system.

Cosart, McCullers, Folty, Tropeano, and Wojo vs MLB's Top Starter Prospects

The above link will redirect you to a report I published at SBNation's and John Sickels' minorleagueball site that shows how these 5 Astros compare to Sickels' top pre-2013 prospects based on their 2013 performance at the 4 fielding- and ballpark-independent stats that I've been publishing data on here at The Crawfish Boxes.

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2013 Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcome Stats of Sickels’ Pre-2013 A, A-, B+, and B Starting Pitching Prospects

Background This is a follow-up report to a FanPost published here a few weeks ago that examined how John’s pre-2013 A, A-, B+, and B starting pitcher prospects had performed during the 2012...

Farmhands Firsthand: Michael Feliz, July 12 2013

A closer look at Astros 19 year-old prospect Michael Feliz

Deep in the Numbers: Top 2012 Pitching Prospects

Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcome Stats of Sickels’ Pre-2013 A, A-, B+, and B Starting Pitching Prospects

Dissecting Pitchers In the High Minors

Grading the 2013 performance to date of the Astros minor league pitcher who have pitched semi-regularly in the Hooks’ and/or RedHawks’ starting rotations and have faced at least 150 batters on the minor league season (through games of June 24).

Grading Pitchers in the Tandem Rotations

A look at how minor league pitchers have performed in the Astros tandem pitching rotation in Lancaster and Quad Cities.

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Projecting 4-Year College Players for the Draft

I've taken a look back at who the Astros took in 2012 and have tried to identify similars among the 4-year college players who are eligible to be drafted this time around.

Ranking the Astros’ Top Starting Pitching Prospect

Ranking the Astros’ Top Starting Pitching Prospects versus MLB’s on Fielding- and Field-Independent Metrics

In-Depth Look At Left-Handed Pitching in Minors

Lefthanded pitchers currently in the Astros organization who pitched mostly as starters during the 2012 minor league campaign and faced at least 150 batters at the High Rookie League level or above. Also included were the 2011 campaigns of two hurler

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