Sunday, May 10, 2015

Sunday Morning Hot Links

At 20-11, the Astros have a 34.1% chance to win the division and a 48.0% chance of making it to the postseason, according to FanGraphs.

*Maybe you noticed, but Marisnick was batting leadoff, and Altuve hit 2nd last night.

*George Springer stayed in Houston for this trip, and Hinch doesn't know if he'll be activated from the 7-Day DL on Wednesday.

*Evan Drellich has a profile on ace Dallas Keuchel

*It's from a couple of days ago, but Jeff Luhnow told the LA Times, "It's satisfying to be relevant again."

*Hank Conger grew up an Angels fan then was the Angels' 1st Round pick in 2006, and has caught the last five Keuchel starts.

*The Fresno Bee looks at Jon Singleton's unusual struggles vs. LHPs, and manager Tony DeFrancesco is going to let him figure it out.

*The Des Moines Register talked to A.J. Hinch about his Iowa roots.