Thursday, February 18, 2016

Thursday Morning Hot Links


*Former catcher A.J. Hinch is working with Max Stassi this Spring Training.

*Evan Gattis says his recovery is going well, but isn't putting a timetable on a return.

*Carlos Correa and depth across the organization are why the Washington Post is picking the Astros to win the AL West.

*Doug Fister got the most votes for Best Bargain Free Agent.

*FanGraphs posted their 2016 Astros Organizational Breakdown. Their Top 10: A.J. Reed, Alex Bregman, Francis Martes, Daz Cameron, Colin Moran, Tyler White, Joe Musgrove, Derek Fisher, Kyle Tucker, and J.D. Davis. They list theirs out to #24 with Carson Cistulli telling us to keep an eye on pitcher Edison Frias.

*Keith Law ranked the Astros as the 17th-best farm system in baseball, and his top Astros prospects are: Alex Bregman, Francis Martes, A.J. Reed, Kyle Tucker, Daz Cameron, Joe Musgrove, Derek Fisher, Colin Moran, Michael Feliz, and Tyler White.

*"Basically, the Rangers should win a World Series as soon as possible, because the kids down in Houston might be around for a while."
-Dallas Morning News' Kevin Sherrington