Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sunday Morning Hot Links

*The Astros avoided arbitration with Dallas Keuchel, George Springer, and Jake Marisnick.
Keuchel will make $9,150,000 in 2017
Springer will make $3,900,000
Marisnick will make $1,100,000

There are four players who did not reach an agreement: Collin McHugh, Mike Fiers, Will Harris, and Marwin Gonzalez.

*Astros pitcher and Atlanta resident Collin McHugh called out Donald Trump for his remarks on Representative John Lewis.

*Alex Bregman will play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic.

*Eighteen minor-leaguers got an invitation to Spring Training next month.

*Craig Biggio talked about the Hall of Fame and his buddy Jeff Bagwell.

*Jake Kaplan looked at why some writers are shifting to Bagwell.

*Jose de Jesus Ortiz wrote a column regarding the fans leading the charge for Bagwell and Raines.

*Astros radio play-by-play man Robert Ford has a good story in the FanGraphs' Sunday Notes column.

*Hardball Times: The greatest game Jose Fernandez ever pitched.

*The Indians might follow up their Encarnacion signing with...Jose Bautista.

*Analytics and the NHL.


ABlindHog said...

I was worried that McHugh might be traded away this winter, now I can't wait till he is traded. Classless.

Anonymous said...

Colin's an American hero its not like he pissed on him in a sexual way.

Anonymous said...

Colin is an idiot for jumping into this debate and it is also very annoying. And I did not vote for Trump. Colin, STFU!!

Anonymous said...

it would be cool if everyone [athletes included of course] stopped opining about politics but, sadly, that isn't gonna happen

Brian West said...

If only Reality TV stars would stop opining about politics ... oh wait.

Anonymous said...

or community west