Monday, June 9, 2014

Monday Morning Hot Links

The Astros are as close to the Rangers in the standings (3.5 GB) as the Rangers are to the 2nd place Angels. Here's what else you need to know:

*7th Round pick Derick Velazquez plans to sign with the Astros this week. (Remember to check the 2014 Draft page for all signing updates)

*Hitting coach John Mallee talked to Evan Drellich about how Chris Carter's approach is changing.

*Collin McHugh is dealing with a blister on his middle finger, and Jesse Crain made the trip with the team to Minnesota.

*CSN Houston has 41 facts about the Astros' 41 draft picks.

*What the Heck, Bobby has the Twitter handles of the 2014 Astros' draft picks.