Sunday, March 12, 2017

Sunday Morning Hot Links

*Making a start for the sore-hamstringed Mike Fiers, Francis Martes struggled yesterday against the Marlins.

*Brian McTaggart has a really good interview with Jeff Luhnow.

*The Astros reassigned pitchers Edison Frias, Aaron West, Brian Holmes, Cy Sneed and catcher Garrett Stubbs to minor-league camp this morning.

*Jeff Bagwell arrived in West Palm Beach as a guest instructor for the Astros and has nice things to say:
We're going to hit a ton. We can run, we have power, we have a great bench. If our starters stay healthy, we're going to be in good shape.

*Colin Moran is making a statement this Spring.

* says the Yankees were scouting Joe Musgrove on Friday.

*Geoff Blum says that the rotation is still the biggest question mark.

*Brendon McCurry - who was suspended for 50 games after testing positive for Methamphetamine - says that he took Excedrin Extra Strength, Afrin nasal spray, and Claritin-D.

*The Astros have the least amount of dead money in baseball.

*I wrote about the five (six) worst seasons in Astros' history.

*Brandon McCarthy is part-owner of a soccer team. Which reminds me that you need to read this piece on Mike Piazza owning a soccer team in Italy.