There were a lot of nuggets of information tweeted and written about over the last few days. As you wait for the Astros to play a late night game tonight, here are some good reads to help you through the day.
- Brian T. Smith, the Astros Beat Writer for the Houston Chronicle (a must follow on twitter @ChronAstros), wrote about several George Springer, Jake Buchanan/David Martinez, and Justin Maxwell:
Corpus Christi hitting coach Garland on George Springer: “The guy can do some amazing things. … The sky’s the limit with this young man.”
— Brian T. Smith (@ChronAstros) June 11, 2013
- The Astros signed four of their draft picks yesterday:
Astros sign: OF James Ramsay (7th round), RHP Kyle Westwood (13th round), LHP Sebastian Kessay (22nd round) and C Brett Booth (34th round).
— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) June 11, 2013
- The San Francisco Giants have checked in on Bud Norris according to Danny Knobler of cbssports.com. Click here for the article.
- Jim Bowden of ESPN thinks the Astros are building the team the right way. Click the link in the tweet for the video.
— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) June 11, 2013
- Our friends at The Crawfish Boxes talked about the Astros draft strategy here.
- The Hooks will send six players to the Texas League All-Star Game:
— Corpus Christi Hooks (@cchooks) June 11, 2013
- The JetHawks will send four players to the California League All-Star Game:
— Jason Schwartz (@jasondschwartz) June 7, 2013
- The RiverBandits will send three players to the Midwest League All-Star Game:
Three @qcriverbandits were named to the 2013 MWL All-Star Game: SS Carlos Correa, RHP Jordan Jankowski, RHP Lance McCullers – congrats!
— QC River Bandits (@QCRiverBandits) June 5, 2013
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