Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday Morning Hot Links

*The Astros tied the Red Sox yesterday, 5-5. Chris Devenski threw 3IP, 4H/3ER, 3K:0BB, allowing a three-run homer. Francis Martes threw 2IP, 2H/1ER, 2K:1BB. Colin Moran hit his first homer of the Spring. Jake Marisnick was 0x1 with two walks.

*Ten years ago yesterday the Astros signed 16-year old Jose Altuve with a $15,000 signing bonus.

*The NYT's Tyler Kepner wrote about the price Yulieski Gurriel paid to chase his dream.

*Preston Tucker thinks opening the season on the DL is a possibility.

*Collin McHugh threw off a mound yesterday. Josh Reddick will play LF when Marisnick is in CF, and Evan Gattis could make his catching debut soon.

*Alex Bregman, who will be the youngest player on Team USA, is excited about the WBC.

*The Athletic: How Lourdes Gurriel escaped Cuba and landed with the Blue Jays.

*Wanna buy Dallas Keuchel's Jenks, Oklahoma home?

*Later today I'm going to look at the worst individual season in Astros history.

*The Astros are off today.