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A look into the future


Multiple posts have got me thinking: looking at Baseball America's prospect list and then looking at Cot's Baseball Contracts for the Houston Astros, I have put together possible rosters for the next few seasons.  Remember this can only happen on the rosters if nothing happens in the realm of trades.

What could these rosters look like?  Can the Astros become contenders or at least competitive based on what the farm is producing?  Are the Astros heading in the right direction or have they once again misjudged their prospects?

 

2012

2013

2014

Catcher

Jason Castro

Jason Castro

Jason Castro

First Base

Brett Wallace

Brett Wallace

Brett Wallace

Second Base

Jeff Keppinger

Jose Altuve

Jose Altuve

Third Base

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Shortstop

Tommy Manzella

Brandon Wikoff

Brandon Wikoff/Jiovanni Mier

Left Field

Carlos Lee

J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez

Center Field

Michael Bourn

Michael Bourn

Michael Bourn

Right Field

Hunter Pence

Hunter Pence

Hunter Pence

No. 1 Starter

Wandy Rodriguez

Wandy Rodriguez

Wandy Rodriguez

No. 2 Starter

Brett Meyers

Brett Meyers

Bud Norris

No. 3 Starter

Bud Norris

Bud Norris

Jordan Lyles

No. 4 Starter

Jordan Lyles

Jordan Lyles

Dallas Keuchel

No. 5 Starter

J.A. Happ

Dallas Keuchel/J.A. Happ

J.A. Happ

Closer

Mark Melancon

David Carpenter

David Carpenter

 

 

 

 

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