While the Astros were enjoying a wonderful day in Toronto, I was putting together these links for your post end of the world hangover.
Outside The Lines
Astros 3B Chris Johnson's sister, Bridget, featured on HBO's Real Sports - Houston Houston Astros | Examiner.com
Last year Chris Johnson's sister Bridget was seriously injured in a accident. Stephen Goff of the Examiner writes about the recovery process and two bitter rivals coming together to help out a young girl who lost her leg.
I Really ♥ Brandon Phillips - Hot Corner - Baseball Nation
Love this, I became a Brandon Phillips fan after reading this. He was invited via twitter to a little league game by a young fan. He took that fan up on his offer.
Inside The Minor League Lines
Team Preview: Tri-City Valley Cats - Penn League Report
Are you ready to be a Champion? The Tri-City Valley Cats answered that call last season, but it appears they may short on talent to repeat this year. A preview of this years Valley Cats as the attempt a repeat.
Minor League Notes, May 21, 2011 - Minor League Ball
Among others John Sickels spotlights Astros shortstop prospect Jonathan Villar who was acquired for Roy Oswalt last July. Currently he's at High-A Lancaster, where Sickels thinks he should be for the rest of the year due to his rawness.
Inside The Major League Lines
Red Sox and Cubs to Wear 1918 Uniform Replicas to Mark Last Time Teams Met at Fenway Park
Last night, the Red Sox hosted the Chicago Cubs for the first time since 1918. For tonight’s game, they will “turn back the clock” to mark 93 years since the clubs’ last matchup at Fenway Park. Both the Red Sox and Cubs will wear uniforms that replicate the style worn in 1918, the last time these two teams faced each other in Boston.
Phillies Interested in Hunter Pence - MLB Daily Dish
Uh oh. So the Phillies are the new Yankees. awesome...