It's been a rough week for the Astros, boy and girls. Six straight losses and complete mess in the bullpen. Here are some links to think about something else.
Prospect debate: Comparing Astros' Correa & Twins' Buxton | FOX Sports on MSN
Which prospect is better? Baseball Prospectus debates between Houston Astros' Carlos Correa and Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton.
With Brady Aiken unsigned, MLB’s medical process explained - Ultimate Astros
Brady Aiken came to Houston a week ago with his family, the top overall pick’s post-draft physical examinations yet to take place. What has happened since, and whether it’s related to a physical examination, neither Aiken’s representation nor the Astros have said.
Techie's website hits 'cool' factor out of the park - Houston Chronicle
In the age of big data, techie's website hits the 'cool' factor out of the park A 32-year-old who was born in Pittsburgh but spent most his life in Houston, Willman is the lead software architect at the Harris County District Attorney's Office.
Dexter Fowler and the impact of intercostal muscle strains - Beyond the Box Score
A core muscle group fundamental to the mechanics of numerous baseball activities as well as breathing, intercostal muscle strains can be devastating to a player's performance.
Appy notes: Goedert ready for the grind | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
With an older brother playing in his ninth pro season, Greeneville's Connor Goedert said he's well aware of the positives and pitfalls of Minor League life after being drafted in the 15th round by the Astros.
Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan recalls Greenville season
Nolan Ryan, to be inducted in local hall of fame, fondly recalls his season in Greenville.
The Hunter Pence trade just keeps on giving | FOX Sports on MSN
With the promotion of Domingo Santana, the Astros have now graduated all four prospects they received three years ago when they traded Hunter Pence to the Phillies. Just how lopsided does that deal look now?
Should the Astros have traded for Giancarlo Stanton? - SBNation.com
They had the chance no one else seems to be getting, and said no.
Is the Astros Magical Mystery Tour About to Go All Helter Skelter? | Houston Press
The last true collaboration of John Lennon and Paul McCartney (writing together and harmonizing on vocals) was "I've Got A...
Photos: Flood turns Astros’ minor league park into an island - Ultimate Astros
An Astros minor league ballpark has been turned into an island thanks to flooding in the Midwest.
Santana living out father's dream with Astros | astros.com: News
The fact Domingo Santana was traded to the Astros three years ago came with a certain amount of irony, considering his father, also named Domingo Santana, was signed by the Astros as a teenager by legendary scout Julio Linares.