The hot stove promises to start heating up soon. Although the news is slow right now, we were able to dig up a number of interesting articles involving Astros, prospects, and possible draft choices. Enjoy!
Not surprising Singleton decided to play winter ball after missing the first 50 games of this past season. Everyone in the know is certain 2013 was an aberration for Singleton, and he’ll bounce back next year.
The weekend is expected to draw several celebrities from around the sports world as well other industries. The weekend includes several other events including an awards luncheon, a roundtable discussion, and a youth clinic. This year’s Civil Rights Game will be the eighth of its kind and televised on MLB Network.
Numerous bats and other items will also be raffled off, but Max Stassi said the biggest prizes will no doubt be several items signed by a certain San Francisco 49ers quarterback who was a teammate of Frey and a classmate of Brock Stassi at the University of Nevada.
The 2014 Hall of Fame ballot will be revealed on Nov. 26 at 2 pm ET. Results of election on Jan. 8.
— BBWAA (@officialBBWAA) November 19, 2013
- One of two undefeated pitchers in the NCAA in 2012 with nine or more wins, tying the NC State freshman record.
- Earned a spot on USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team, ranked as the top prospect on the team by PerfectGame.org.
- Led the ACC in ERA (1.57), innings pitched (114.2), complete games (2), and opponent’s batting average (.176).
Jim Crane said foundation set for future, looking forward to big improvement for #Astros
— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) November 19, 2013