Astros news from around the web


I found a few Astro related info-nuggets out there today. did a nice write-up on future Astro Paul Clemens. Click on the page below to check it out.

Our FanSided brethren at Seedlings to Stars and Call to the Pen posted a couple of articles that should interest Astros fans. The S2S top 100 prospect snubs NL Central edition includes Michael Feliz, a prospect that hasn’t been mentioned on any of our previous lists. Blaine at CttP fills us in on the latest Carlos Lee trade rumors.

Many forecasts have the Astros taking Stanford hurler Mark Appel with the first pick in this year’s June draft. Other have suggested Lance McCullers or Devin Marrero. We know it’s going to be a tough year for our Astros but we still have hope. In the interest of giving equal time to our fellow bloggers around the division I give you a Pirate blogger’s mock draft and a Brewers fan’s take on the 2012 Astros.

Astros County provides a link to an article explaining how St. Louis G.M. John Mozeliak feels about Jeff Luhnow’s recent raiding of his staff.

Minor League has been running a poll to find out who it’s readers view as the top “B level” pitching prospect in the minors. Astros farmhand Jarred Cosart is one of the final three candidates.  You can read more and vote here.