3 Houston Astros whose Spring Training was a fluke, and 2 who were a preview

The Houston Astros have had a lot more movement from IL and AAA this year than years past, so more insight can be sought from spring training numbers.

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Rafael Montero, Houston Astros
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Rafael Montero, RP - Fluke

Houston Astros fans begrudgingly know Rafael Montero's name all too well. Montero signed a big contract in the off-season and has since had big numbers, and in not a good way. His spring was a continuation of his electric 2022 season as he posted a 1.80 ERA in 5 appearances along with a 0.80 WHIP.

Astros fans might even go to say that the 2022 season was a fluke for Montero, as he is not pitching well at all this season. Montero has a 7.76 ERA over 31.1 innings with a 1.819 WHIP. Those numbers are not even close to what we saw last year with him or in spring training, perhaps both were a fluke?