Astros: Building an Astros Minor League All-Star Team

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Fans watch from the new center field addition as the Seattle Mariners play the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Fans watch from the new center field addition as the Seattle Mariners play the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) /
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PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – FEBRUARY 27: Reid Brignac /

Kristian Trompiz

An On-base machine, Trompiz has solid contact numbers. For a position that has thinned out in the system since the graduation of Correa and Bregman, Trompiz is one of a few solid prospects at the position for the Astros. Over three levels, Trompiz hit .275 and carried a .340 On-base Percentage. He also stole 22 bases. Trompiz has the looks of a solid utility player once he fully develops.

Reid Brignac

While not a prospect, the 31-year-old is trying to rejuvenate his career, and his attempts to become a switch hitter are a big part of that. Brignac spent the entire season at Triple-A Fresno and was a solid piece of that insane offense that ravaged Triple-A pitching all season long. He slashed .251/.326/.411 with 13 home runs and 52 RBI’s. While he may not get his chance with Houston, Brignac has shown that there may still be some baseball left in him.

Honorable Mention

Jonathan Arauz

While his numbers are not spectacular, the 19-year-old managed to put together a solid season. While he profiles as more of a utility guy down the road, Arauz is a good athlete who gets overlooked in the system. Between Tri-City and Quad Cities, Arauz hit .242/.336/.319.