Sunday, April 4, 2010

Astros County's 1st Annual Spring Training Awards

And the Eric Munson Spring Training Offensive MVP goes to...

Chris Johnson

Johnson broke out this Spring, proving he absolutely can hit, and got an Opening Day roster spot for his efforts. He finished the Spring hitting .323/.391/.790, leading the team in homers (8), RBI (22), total bases (49), and drew six walks.

And the Taylor Buchholz Spring Training Pitcher of the Spring goes to...

Casey Daigle

If the Astros hadn't nutted it and exercised Brian Moehler's $3 million option, there may have been a spot on the team for Daigle, who gave up one earned run in 15.2IP for a 0.57 ERA, striking out 17 and walking just one. Daigle hit more batters (2) than he walked.