JONATHAN SINGLETON NEWS

Buchanan's Back, Opposes Peacock in Tonight's Matchup

#494334155 / gettyimages.com The Phillies (50-63) and Astros (47-66) began their series last night as the Phils faithful, or what is remaining of it, got to see Jonathan Singleton in action for the first time. The once prized Phillies farmhand has been playing full-time for the Astros and has shown...
Via Philliedelphia
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 113: Astros at Phillies

Arizona Diamondbacks (47-65) at Philadelphia Phillies (49-63) Starting Pitchers: ARI: Dallas Keuchel (10-7, 2.97) vs. PHI: Kyle Kendrick (5-11, 4.92) Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Sunny, 82 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: The three game series between the Phillies and the Astros could easily be the battle of the awfully bad teams. Both teams have...
Via Phillies Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #87: Making it look easy – Angels 6, Astros 1

After two days of dramatic come-from-behind wins, the Halos finally decided to take it easy on us and won this game relatively handy. It wasn’t a cakewalk or anything, but the outcome seemed pretty well secure early in the game and required no special offensive explosions. It may not have been as fun, but fun is overrated. Run Expectancy Rundown Kole Calhoun had the big game,...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top AAA Hitters

George Springer continues to be the power hitter the Houston Astros were waiting to see, but his average sits at just .245.  Gregory Polanco is hitting .288, but just 3 XBH for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Oscar Taveras was called up by the St. Louis Cardinals for the 2nd time, and Jon Singleton is hitting under .200.  Those are your top prospects who have made it to the Big Leagues...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

After Rollercoaster Roadtrip, Nats Head Home to Host Houston

Over the past three seasons, the Houston Astros (32-39) have been miserable, losing exactly two thirds of their games with a cumulative record of 162-324 over the past three seasons. Their management, led by general manager Jeff Luhnow, has engaged in a concerted effort to trade away any veterans of any value in order to accumulate prospects, both via trade returns and the ensuing...
Via The Nats Blog
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs vs. Astros, tonight at 6 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

The Diamondbacks start a four-game interleague matchup against the Houston Astros tonight. The D-backs come in winning eight out of their last 11 series, and the Astros have experienced a resurgence of late behind a pair of recently promoted rookies, outfielder George Springer and first baseman Jonathan Singleton. Here’s what to look for on tonight’s telecast on FOX Sports...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Phillies Accidentally Trade a Prospect?

There have been numerous reports around the Internet claiming that the Phillies accidentally traded a prospect in the 2011 Hunter Pence deal. Domingo Santana In exchange for Pence, the Houston Astros received Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart, Josh Zeid, and a player to be named later, who turned out to be Domingo Santana. Singleton made his Major League debut last week after being...
Via Phillies Nation
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: What To Expect From Jonathan Singleton

Photo Credit: BeGreen90 (Bryan) The Jonathan Singleton story is really two-fold. He already has made his major league debut and has already hit his first big league home run. On a site like this, the story is Singleton the player. First base is a crowded position, so immediately we have to wonder where he fits on the pantheon of first baseman in the game. MLBpipeline.com had Singleton...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Singleton Gets His Payday and the Astros Get a Bargain

Jon Singleton is a prospect. He may have his first Major League home run and is on a 25-man roster, but he is still a prospect in the sense that he is not a fully known entity. And because he is not, both the Astros and Singleton himself have concerns over whether he will be successful in the Majors. It is perfectly rational then that when Singleton was offered a five year, $10...
Via Batting Leadoff
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Week Ten Free Agent Fixes

The Astros are set for takeoff. Alright, maybe not, but two members of their club are highlighted in today’s article due to being under owned. Interestingly enough, each of the other four players featured as Free Agent Fixes this week were considered top prospects at one time. That’s not to say all are young, in fact each member of the quartet is at a different point in their...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pence Trade Revisited (AKA - Amaro is Dumb)

Former Phillies prospect Jonathan Singleton/1B made his MLB debut yesterday for the Houston Astros and collected The Howard as well.  2 errors, 2 strike outs, and 1 homerun.  Way to go kid!Singleton was sent to Houston in a 4 player package for Hunter Pence.  Jarred Cosart was the first of the four to reach the Majors, and he's now made 24 starts since mid-2013 with a 3.07...
Via We Should Be GM's
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Singleton homers in debut as Astros crush Angels

Soon after learning he had been named American League Rookie of the Month, Astros right fielder George Springer walked across the home clubhouse to hug and thank second baseman Jose Altuve and several other teammates. Then Springer welcomed slugging first baseman Jonathan Singleton, the Astros’ latest premier prospect to arrive at Minute Maid Park amid lots of expectations not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Singleton Collects First MLB Home Run In Debut

The Houston Astros rookie parade continued as Jon Singleton homered in his first MLB game for the Astros. The recently promoted Singleton has had a memorable week inking a long-term deal, making his debut and then dialing long distance. Your browser does not support iframes. The post Jon Singleton Collects First MLB Home Run In Debut appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros’ Jon Singleton Hits Homer On First MLB At-Bat

Just a day after agreeing to a 5-year, $10 million dollar deal with the Astros, top prospect Jon Singleton, who was called up to the bigs on Tuesday, went yard on his first at-bat in the majors against the Angels. It’s no wonder why scouts are raving about the power from Singleton, a 22-year-old first baseman, […] The post Astros’ Jon Singleton Hits Homer On First MLB At-Bat...
Via Diehardsport
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels @ Astros Series Preview 6/3-6/5

The Los Angeles Angels (30-26) will square off with the Houston Astros (24-34) for a three game set in Houston beginning Tuesday night at 5:10 pm Pacific Standard Time. For the Angels, it is the return of Josh Hamilton that is the most encouraging sign for the team as they prepare for three games against an AL Western division opponent. The Angels (10-15 divisional record) will...
Via In The Neutral Zone
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Angels vs. Astros vs. Get Right

The Angels need to wash the stank of that Oakland series off themselves and what better team to do that against than the Houston Astros. This is the perfect series for them to get back to their winning ways. Not only are they facing an inferior opponent, but they have a full roster for the first time in a long time. Trout should be healthy enough to play and Hamilton will be activated...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Singleton’s 2014 Fantasy Value

Jonathan Singleton has been called up and will make his major league debut on Tuesday. Along with the promotion comes a new $10 million dollar contract that could grow to $35 million. Given Astros first basemen are last in the majors with a .181 batting average and a .561 OPS, Singleton is going to play every day for the rest of the year. So what’s his fantasy value for the rest...
Via Baseball Professor
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Sell High On Cruz?

In Episode 67, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Review the show on iTunes and enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate to StubHub! Click here for details. Today’s topics include: Why we don’t consider Nelson Cruz a sell...
Via Baseball Professor
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Singleton sings contract and will join Houston Astros' big club (Fantasy MLB Transaction Trends)

The Astros like Jon Singleton enough to sign him to a record deal consisting of five-years with three club options, with $10 million in guaranteed money, and worth $35 million if all options are exercised and incentives reached. He’s set to make his debut Tuesday vs. the Angels, and with his brand new contract, will be given every possibility to succeed. If he can finally stay...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 462: The Singleton Extension and the Franchise Player Draft by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss Jonathan Singleton`s extension and promotion, then dissect the first round of ESPN`s Franchise Player Draft.
Via Baseball Prospectus
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Singleton Called Up By Houston Astros

The Houston Astros have added baseball's top 1B prospect, Jon Singleton, to their MLB roster.  Singleton ranked 4th in our Top AAA Hitters rankings through May, and joins fellow superstar prospect George Springer in Houston.  The Astros have also signed Singleton to a 5 year deal, the 1st time in Major League history that a player got a contract extension before playing a...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton should stop talking about weed on Twitter

Twitter is one of the simplest and most effective ways for young athletes to get themselves into trouble. Houston Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton may be in the process of figuring that out, and it is only a matter of time before the team tells him to cut the crap (if they haven’t already). Over the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton’s Twitter feed will get him in some trouble if he’s not more careful

Astros’ prospect Jonathan Singleton’s Twitter account is raw and unvarnished. For now anyway. I feel like that’ll all change once management decides that one of their top prospects calling someone “gay” as a mild insult and telling fans that he’ll sign their fan mail if they send him weed is not the best thing for The Brand. Singleton is a kid and he probably doesn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Report – April 22nd 2014

This week in Minor League Report: Top Prospects, FFLockerRoom Fantasy Sports takes a look at some of the movers and shakers, top prospects and perhaps even guys most likely to be called up in the short term. As the season progresses we will be able to more clearly identify those players that are rising and falling in the minor leagues and whether they are blocked or have a nice free...
Via FF Locker Room
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Update: Weekend Games of April 18-20 by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out during the past three days, including Alex Meyer, Jonathan Singleton, Austin Hedges, and more.
Via Baseball Prospectus
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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