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 The Astros’ 2012 second-round pick does know his way around the batters’ box, opening the year on a seven-game hitting streak, in addition to his reputation as a reliable defender at shortstop.

Baseball America

 

I was pretty shocked when opening day rolled around to see Shuck had made the Angels roster, though he played his way in with a .358 average and .382 OBP in 53 spring at-bats.

The Crawfish Boxes

 

CSN Houston has been in a stalemate with cable and satellite providers such as Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and the Dish Network, which are the main outlets in the Valley. Basically, CSN Houston and these outlets can’t agree on an appropriate price to air its programming.

The Monitor

 

He does a really good job, he’s got a great approach, and I try to mimic him in batting practice.

Tag’s Lines

 

Topics: Houston Astros, J.B. Shuck, Jose Altuve, Nolan Fontana

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