Friday, February 12, 2010

Manzella on the Need to Know list

USA Today's (somewhat flawed) 100 Names You Need To Know list was released, and Tommy Manzella heads up the Astros' reps at #42:

Manzella, 26, a third-round pick by the Astros in 2005, is the favorite to win the starting shortstop job this spring after being named the MVP at Class AAA Round Rock (Texas) last season. He ranked second in the Pacific Coast League in at-bats (530) and third in hits (153). He has good range and a strong arm. He's considered the best all-around defensive player in the Astros' system.

And that's it. Nobody else that the world needs to know about...