There's a nice little Notes column this morning, regarding various members of the bullpen:
“I'd love to be the closer. But it is something that has to be earned. The expectations I put on myself outweigh what the Astros put on me, I think. I know they expect a lot of me, but I expect a lot of myself, so I'm going to work hard and work on my stuff, and we'll see what happens.”
Threw off flat ground Monday for eight minutes.
Fulchino, via Brad Mills:
“We might have him stay out of a few drills (today). But as far as throwing drills, that's when it bothers him the least.”
Has been working out without discomfort after spraining his ankle.