Saturday, February 11, 2017

Saturday Morning Hot Links

*The Astros and Collin McHugh went to an arbitration hearing over the difference of $500,000. McHugh wanted $3.85m, the Astros wanted to pay him $3.35m. 

*Luhnow: "If we can avoid getting off to a bad start, I think chances are good that we're going to be seeing baseball in October here."

*Luhnow thinks the depth added to the roster will help the team overcome the inevitable downturns.

*Baseball America released their Top 100 prospects for 2017, complete with five Astros:
-Francis Martes (#15)
-Kyle Tucker (#19)
-David Paulino (#51)
-Franklin Perez (#54)
-A.J. Reed (#72)

*Former Astros prospect David Rollins is playing roster roulette...again.

*A state senator from north Houston will introduce a bill for Harris County voters to approve the plan to renovate the Astrodome.