Thursday, August 18, 2011

Some of these new guys could see Minute Maid Park before the end of the year

In Brian McTaggart's off-day article, the Astros are excited - of course - about all the prospects they got in the Keppinger, Pence, and Bourn deals. Some of them, among may be in whatever colors the Astros are in that day by the end of the year.

It's not beyond the realm of possibility that one or two of them get to the big leagues this year before the end of the season. We've clearly indicated we're prepared to be aggressive getting players to the big leagues, and there are a number of players in these deals who have a chance to get here, not only quickly, but quickly and play significant roles at the big league level."