Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Since my last Hot Links posts on Monday Morning, my wisdom teeth have really hit the ground running in regards to piercing through my gums. It is not my favorite physical change I have gone through in my life and is currently making my face very sore. No wonder babies hate this. On the bright side, however, we have a pretty full post today so happy reading!

The Hall of Fame results were announced last night and Roy Oswalt and Lance Berkman fell off of the ballot.

If this makes you upset, the good news is they will more than likely be featured in the brand new Astros Hall of Fame at some point in the future.

Vegas has set the Astros O/U at 97.5, which is the highest O/U in the American League.

Forrest Whitley headlines the 22 non-roster Spring Training invitees, which also includes Yordan Alvarez, J.B. Baukauskas, Cy Sneed, and Abraham Toro-Hernandez. Also Akeem Bostick, which is a name I enjoy.

Josh Reddick had a very Josh Reddick wedding.

Climbing Tal's Hill looked at some former and current Astros DRC+, one of the newest advanced stats for baseball.

There are 5 Astros on the Baseball America Top 100 Prospects List, but the names and the order of the list will not be announced until later today.

SB Nation says the Astros have had the worst offseason in the division so far.

Alex Bregman was part of the Turn In Gold gala that raised over $500,000 for childhood cancer.

Tyler White and Orbit were seen working at the Katy Chickfila before the caravan.

A woman was named after her grandfather, John, and her mother is mad at her for wanting to change her name to something that is not John.

This kid that's probably no older than 7 absolutely shreds "Smells Like Teen Spirit" on the ukelele.