Astros Link Dump: Doolittle Podcast, Another Odor and Handsome Managers


Pitchers and catchers have reported, baseball twitter is now alive and well, and we’ve seen some of the new additions to the team in Astros uniforms. What more could we ask for? As we do every Monday, here is what has been going on around the AL West over the weekend.

Over at Swingin’ A’s, Tony Frye was able to nab All-Star closer Sean Doolittle for their podcast. The two talked for 45 minutes, and the A’s closer is quite the character.

Next: Doolittle Podcast

Jason provides a prospect profile on rotation hopeful Sean Nolin. The lefty was acquired from the Blue Jays in the trade that sent Josh Donaldson to Toronto.

Next: Sean Nolin: Prospect Profile

The Texas Rangers signed Rougned Odor. Wait, they already have one of those. This one is the major leaguer’s younger brother.

Next: Double Odor

Staff writer Ace Feltman goes over why the injury to Jurickson Profar hurts so much.

Next: Profar

According to NBC Sports, Angels Mike Scioscia is the 28th most handsome manager in baseball. Perhaps if he smiled a bit more, he’d be a little higher on the list.

Next: Mike Scioscia Ranked 28th Most Handsome Manager

On Sunday night, Mike Greyshock took a look at the additions the Angels have made, including Nick Tropeano.

Next: What the Angels Gained This Offseason

Of course, with pitchers and catchers having reported, the folks at Sodo Mojo are talking about the rotation of the Seattle Mariners.

Next: M's Rotation Good From Top To Bottom

Josh Sandaker explains why Seattle didn’t sign their former reliever, Joe Biemel, this offseason.

Next: Why Didn't The Mariners Sign Joe Biemel?

Of course, for all of your Astros news we’ll have you covered, but each of these sites does a good job at covering what’s going on with their respective teams. If you’re wondering what to expect from each team as the season nears, they’ll have you covered!

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