Super Sunday Links 29 May 2011

FOXBORO, MA - MAY 28: Chad Barrett #11 of the Los Angeles Galaxy heads the ball in the first half against the New England Revolution on May 28, 2011 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

While the Astros were promoting a 20 year old to the Major Leagues, I was putting together some high powered links for your engine needs.

The Non-Jordan Lyles Farm System Links

Houston… We Have Prospects | FanGraphs Baseball
FanGraphs Marc Hulet gives some love to the Astros low-A affiliate Lexington Legends. Yes you read that right. FanGraphs. Love. Astros. It's all gravy baby.

Ultimate Astros " For youngest Astros, a happy opening day
Z-Lev has your breakdown on the roster for the Astros Dominican Summer League team, which will beginning very soon.

J.D. Martinez rockets his way towards Astros | Texas League News
A nice profile on J.D. Martinez on his climb through the Minor Leagues as well as some of his mentor's that have contributed to his ability to rake. With Jordan Lyles now being promoted does J.D. Martinez become the Astros number one prospect?

Astros County: The Only Astros Blog That Matters: Pellegrini speaks!
If you were wondering why Brian Pellegrini got released, Astro County has the answer.

 

Around Baseball

MLB Games Under 3:00, Yanks & BoSox Take Sweet Time - Beyond the Box Score
The Yanks and Red Sox are still the slowest teams in baseball, and the typical MLB game is still under three hours. The Astros show up as one of the quickest teams, along with the Giants, in finishing games.

Thoughts on Buster Posey's collision, prospects, lack of slugfests - Tom Verducci - SI.com
The first two strikes focus on issues involving the Astros. First home plate collisions which involved Humberto Quintero, and second super two status which involves the recently called up Jordan Lyles.

MLB 2K11 makes Louisiana man a millionaire - Video Games Blog Plugged In - Yahoo! Games
In case you missed it, this man made a million dollars throwing a no-hitter against the Astros.

 

The Upcoming Draft

Outfield where the big bats roam in this Draft | MLB.com: News
Clubs looking for bats in the Draft will find depth in the outfield.

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