All Things Astros and a whole lot more
Believe it or not, virtually every Astros’ opponent this season is presently above .500. Here are a few lists on this Thursday, including (below) the complete list of 2014 Astros’ opponents and their current records.
“…players get better when they leave and new guys get worse when they come here.” Sandy.
Okay, here’s a list of players who have definitely improved after leaving Houston. The list isn’t exhaustive, so I’m sure you can add to it.
But, here’s a longer list, of players who have either not been as successful or about the same.
I’ve mentioned before the Astros can improve the major league team by adding just one prospect or veteran to the lineup a month. Here’s a suggested list:
The draft is June 5. In addition to the first pick, the Astros will also have picks #37 and #42. Here’s the short list of likely choices to become the third straight top selection for the Astros. Rodon may be the safest pick for Houston, but given the number of near MLB-ready arms in the system, the Astros could elect to go with one of the high schoolers: Aiken or Kolek. Who’s your pick?
As mentioned earlier, most of the Astros’ opponents this season have a winning record. Here’s the list.
And, one final list, this one of May leaders.