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Minute Maid Park New Look

Minute Maid Park is about to host its first game with the updated center field tonight.  I am glad that Tal’s Hill is finally gone, I think it messed with our hitters knowing they couldn’t hit one out to CF.

With the updates, I’ll be anxious to see how it looks in real life instead of just the few pictures that have been released. Honesty, from the picture of the “ivy” wall (it’s fake plastic), it kind of looks out of place to me. Continue reading Minute Maid Park New Look

My Astros Trade Proposal for Jose Quintana

First, I definitely would not trade Alex Bregman. He is such a baseball natural, and I see him developing much the same way as a previous Houston baseball natural – Jeff Bagwell. Baggy didn’t have great size or speed, but worked his butt off in the weight room and in studying the game to join Barry Bonds as the ONLY PLAYERS IN MLB HISTORY with two 40 HR/ 30 SB seasons.

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Will AJ Hinch Give Tony Kemp Same Chance He Gave Alex Bregman?

I’ll be honest, I am a huge fan of Tony Kemp. With his small strike zone, good speed, and pesky left handed bat, I can see him being a great #2 hitter in the lineup.

So, I’m not sure why AJ Hinch wont stick him in there and leave him. He has certainly proved himself at every stop in the minors.

In almost 1800 minor league plate appearances, Tony Kemp has a .392 OBP. What was Alex Bregman’s minor league OBP? It was .388. Continue reading Will AJ Hinch Give Tony Kemp Same Chance He Gave Alex Bregman?