Found April 26, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
Every morning we recap the previous night’s games, news and notes so that you’re up-to-date on everything baseball. As always you can follow us on Twitter (@BaseballProf) and like us on Facebook to get updated, fantasy-relevant news, tidbits and analysis. 1. Jose Altuve went 4-for-5 for the Astros and has his season average up to .377. He scored three more runs, giving him five in the last two games, and has been a real catalyst at the top of a pretty good Houston offense. He’s struck out 11 times in 69 at-bats (15.9%), which is a pretty good rate, and he’s walked seven times in 79 plate appearances (8.9%). That’s not too bad either. Both rates are pretty much in line with his minor league numbers, and he has a career .327 average in the minors. He probably won’t be that good for Houston, but it shows his potential. Imagine a .300 season with 80-90 runs and 20-30 steals. That’s a great value. The word play with his name? That’s just a bonus. 2. James McDonald continued his breakout ...
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