Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Wednesday Afternoon Hot Links

Here's what's happening as we are now eight depressing hours from first pitch because the AL West sucks.

*Brent Strom says Dallas Keuchel confuses the hell out of hitters

*Tyler Kolek will attend a pre-draft workout at Minute Maid Park, but won't throw. So it's like a pre-draft hangout session. The Astros had a workout in Huntington Beach on Sunday, but neither Brady Aiken nor Alex Jackson attended.

*Adam Everett and Paul Ricciarini will be the Astros' representatives at next month's draft.

*Craig Biggio is one of 50 nominees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame which, oddly enough, is not limited to sports.

*You can't get Killen's brisket at Minute Maid Park anymore.

*Here's the Hardball Times with the value of a draft pick.