45 Prospects in 45 Days: Houston’s Jon Singleton

Photo Credit: BeGreen90 (Bryan) Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection systems. Those projection...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ Jonathan Singleton admits he was a drug addict

Houston Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton recently spoke to the Associated Press about his addiction struggles with marijuana that led to a 50-game suspension last season. Singleton told AP that “At this point it’s pretty evident to me that I’m a drug addict, I don’t openly tell everyone that, but it’s pretty apparent to myself.” The 22-year old went on to discuss the...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton opens up about addiction

Kristie Rieken of the Associated Press has a really interesting read on Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton, who served a 50-game suspension at the start of last season after a second positive test for marijuana use. Singleton, who had a month-long stay at an in-patient rehab center, was brutally honest about the impact the drug had on him. “At this point it’s pretty evident...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Singleton, 2014 Fantasy Outlook

Jonathan Singleton was suspended for 50 games this past year for smoking marijuana. Singleton wasn't even tested until he kept forgetting the pitch count and called time out to grab some nachos. After his suspension, Singleton said, "I made an error in judgement. I should've cleansed by downing a 3-liter jug of cranberry juice rather than Nature's Way Detox Tea...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Profile: Jonathan Singleton | 1B | HOU

HistoryOwners may be smiling in 2014 if they pick up Singleton for a 2nd-half surge.Jonathan Singleton was an 8th round pick of the Philadelphia Phillies back in 2009. In 2011, he was traded to Houston along with Jarred Cosart and 2 other prospects for outfielder Hunter Pence. In 2013, he was then suspended for 50 games after his second failed drug test for Marijuana (you’d think...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting the Unknown: Jonathan Singleton

Jonathan Singleton | 1B, Astros | Born: 9/18/1991 Jonathan Singleton tested positive for using marijuana. He was busted for that twice, actually, and the after the second offense, baseball suspended him for the first 50 games of the 2013 regular season. Now, I could probably spend the rest of this post writing about how idiotic it seems to slap such a lengthy suspension on a 21...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

30 Prospects in 30 Days: Jonathan Singleton – 1B – Houston Astros

Jonathan Singleton Jonathan Singleton was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 8th round of the 2009 draft out of high school. The big lefty (6’2″ 235 lbs) got to Houston by way of trade when Hunter Pence was sent to Philly. Singleton has been suspended for the first 50 games of the 2013 season for violating the league’s drug policy a second time after testing positive...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton suspended 50 games for marijuana use

Houston Astros first base prospect Jonathan Singleton, ranked as the #2 prospect in the organization heading into the 2013 season, has been suspended for the first 50 games of the season after testing positive for marijuana, his second positive test. The 21-year old Singleton was acquired by the Astros in the summer of 2011 from the Phillies in the Hunter Pence trade. With AA Corpus...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros' Jonathan Singleton Suspended 50 Games for Drug Use

With the Hall of Fame vote revealed and the discussion surrounding PED-use raging, it would make sense to assume Jonathan Singleton's suspension was the result of a performance-enhancing drug.  Instead, it was for regular old marijuana.* *Kids, marijuana is a dangerous drug, but it has no known ability to improve a baseball player's skill.   The Houston Astros'...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros' Singleton draws 50-game ban

A minor league player in the Houston Astros' organization was suspended 50 games Wednesday after a second violation for of baseball's minor league drug program. First baseman Jonathan Singleton was penalized Wednesday by the commissioner's office. He was the first player banned this year under the minor league drug program. The 21-year-old Singleton hit .284 with 21...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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