All Things Astros and a whole lot more
It may not be in vogue just yet, but following the Astros is certainly becoming fun for the handful of people paying attention.
And, by and large, it’s the younger generation is making the difference as the Astros try to turn a corner in May. George Springer, Dallas Keuchel, Collin McHugh — just to name a few — are the spark plugs a team that suddenly seems to be coming to life.
Yes, though the Astros are taking strides forward, much of the future of the organization is still one or two levels below the major league club. So what would a two-of-three or three-out-of-five series look like between the club and some of the future?
Here’s a comparative lineup. Yes, I cheated just a bit and added George Springer to the team of the future. Who wins the series?
|Jon Singleton||1B||Marc Krauss|
|Anthony Kemp||2B||Jose Altuve|
|Carlos Correa||SS||Jonathan Villar|
|Enrique Hernandez||3B||Matt Dominguez|
|Austin Wates||OF||Robbie Grossman|
|Domingo Santana||OF||Dexter Fowler|
|George Springer||OF||Alex Presley|
|Max Stassi||C||Jason Castro|
|Preston Tucker||DH||Chris Carter|
|Michael Foltynewicz||SP||Scott eldman|
|Nick Tropeano||SP||Jarred Cosart|
|Thomas Shirley||SP||Dallas Keuchel|