Astros Weekend Links


While the Astros were taking another beating from the Red Sox on Saturday, the upper level minor league teams were dispensing beatdowns of their own. Plus, a nice write-up on Marwin Gonzalez in this week’s edition of Astros Weekend Links.

"Krauss’ team-leading fifth home run of the season came in the fifth inning and boosted the RedHawks to a 4-1 lead."

"If it’s not corrected, adjustments, decisions will be made, and we’re going to have to find people that’s going to throw strikes."

Ultimate Astros

"George Springer made it 8-0 in the second, belting a tape-measure shot off Tyler Tufts. His Texas League leading seventh home run of the season exited the ballpark and landed on the street beyond the right-field fence."

CC Hooks

"I think if you play hard, good things will happen,” he said. “I’m focused on my hitting and I think that will help me to stay in the game for a long time. I hope I can keep doing well because it’s early in the season."

Boston Herald

Marwin Gonzalez safely steals third base against the Red Sox (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)