September 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow before the game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. The Athletics defeated the Astros 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
The writers of Climbing Tal’s Hill and Nolan Writin are making their best effort to create a better rivalry between the Astros and Rangers. It started with an “Astros are better than the Rangers” post by CTH editor Jason Burke, and continued with a rebuttal by NW editor Lisa Weatherall. The Astros were also ranked 15th overall team for 2015, while the Rangers were ranked as number 25 per ESPN.
It got me thinking, how do the Astros top-5 prospects compare to the Rangers? Who has the brighter future? You are about to find out. Click next to view the first match-up, rankings by Baseball America, may the best prospects win.
Next: Round 1: Carlos Correa versus Joey Gallo