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CarCo For Correa Puffs

With the time when prospects are called up and Memorial Day upon us, it's appropriate for us to take this time to walk past the fallen rookies of the past. Sorta like the Rites of Passage walk on Survivor when they burn all of the Survivors' belongings that didn't make it to the end. When I write it out, it sounds like something Germany did in the 1940s. Any the hoo! Here we...
Via Razzball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros surprising, but can get better with prospects like Correa

We’ve now passed the 40-game mark for the 2015 MLB season. Between that and Memorial Day coming up on the calendar, it’s time to start wondering what is really happening, whether or not teams are past a hot start, a rough start or a fluky stage and have to be viewed seriously. At this point of the season, no team is getting more of the “Are they for real?” question...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Throw Lance McCullers into the Fire

Three years later, the Houston Astros’ 2012 draft is looking pretty good. Carlos Correa, their first overall pick in that year’s draft, absolutely annihilated Double-A pitching in the season’s first month. Unsurprisingly, his performance culminated in a promotion to Triple-A last week. Lance McCullers, Houston’s 41st overall pick that year, also earned a promotion with […]
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Correa Is Coming

The Houston Astros grabbed all of our attentions a couple of weeks ago, when they rattled off 10 wins in a row and vaulted to the top of the American League West. They’ve cooled off quite a bit since, going 3-6 since that streak. Yet, despite their recent struggles, they had built up enough of […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros promote Carlos Correa to Triple-A

The Houston Astros have promoted Carlos Correa to Triple-A Fresno. Correa joined the club on Tuesday and was excited to show what he can do. The team is being cautious with their highly talented 20-year-old prospect. One reason the team may be keeping him in the minors is that if Correa makes it to the majors before early-to-mid-June it could cost the Astros millions. If Correa becomes...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Houston Astros Fans get to see Carlos Correa This Season?

KISSIMMEE, FL – MARCH 10: Carlos Correa #76 of the Houston Astros tries to fields a ground ball during the sixth inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Osceola County Stadium on March 10, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) In baseball, like in most other sports, fans want to see the young talent that their team has acquired...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' prospect Correa promoted, big league debut draws nearer

20-year-old Shortstop Carlos Correa is one of the gems of the Houston Astros' immensely deep minor league system, and he took a step closer to being "MLB-ready" on Monday.Correa was promoted to the Astros' Triple-A affiliate Fresno Grizzlies after essentially dominating in every aspect in his 29 games with the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks.In those games, Correa hit .385 while collecting...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Correa Promotion To Majors Is Imminent

Houston Astros top prospect Carlos Correa is raking in Double A, absolutely destroying opposing pitching and punching his ticket to the big club sooner than later. The young slugger is batting .382 with a mind boggling 1.163 OPS, 39 hits, 6 home runs and 13 stolen bases in his first 25 games with the Corpus Christi Hooks. He also has 13 doubles, a triple and 28 runs batted in while...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Correa out for 'significant amount of time'

The Houston Astros have an absolutely stocked minor league system that should produce a number of impact players over the next few seasons, but the top player in the team’s pipeline could be out for quite some time. Carlos Correa, the No. 1 overall pick from the 2012 MLB Draft, suffered a serious right ankle injury on Saturday and will likely miss significant chunk of time as a...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MLB Draft: Astros select Brady Aiken with No. 1 pick

The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick the 2014 MLB Draft and they decided to take Brady Aiken with the top selection. Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, became the first prep pitcher to go No. 1 since 1991, when the New York Yankees picked Brien Taylor. It was the third year in a row the Astros had the draft’s top selection. In 2012...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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