Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday Morning Hot Links

Off-day yesterday, so it's kind of slow...

*Check out Yahoo's Astros season preview.

*Jake Kaplan wonders how much Josh Reddick will actually play against lefties (short answer: it depends). Story includes how Reddick is trying to improve against left-handed pitching.

*Joe Musgrove is Jon Heyman's "Potential Breakout Player" for the 2017 Astros.

*It's paywalled, but Charlie Morton is one of eight Breakout Player picks for Keith Law.

*J.D. Davis knows he's blocked by Alex Bregman, but is hoping to hit his way to Houston, anyway.

*FanGraphs has the Spring Training Divisional Outlook for the AL West. They're not sold on the offensive upgrades the Astros have made.

*The asking price on Jose Quintana has not gone down.

*The Angels' Luis Valbuena will miss 4-6 weeks with a bad hamstring.

*Good article in ESPN about 19-year old White Sox 3B Yoan Moncada.