Round 2 of the TCB Astros Fan Favorite March Madness Tournament is underway. From now until the end of Spring Training 64 players will spend the next several weeks facing off in a head to head public vote to determine who advances to the next round and who will eventually be crowned the communities favorite Astros player. For more details check out the tournament introductory post.
The rules are simple, determine which player you want to advance to the next round and then vote. Vote subjectively, objectively, using your trusty magic eight ball or any other set of criteria. It's totally up to you how you want to vote! Votes for this round will last exactly 24 hours.
In this match-up
12 - Robbie Grossman
Hi friends. This is Bob Grossman and I'd like to talk to you about your life insurance. Things are pretty safe here in Emporia, Kansas, but they aren't always that way. Just think about old man Johnson last year. He didn't expect that twister to hit one night, but it did. I'm not trying to sell you on something you don't need. I'm trying to help you protect your family in case the unthinkable should ever happen. Just imagine if the robots finally take over? You want little Kaitlyn to be set up, right? No, no. You don't have to decide now. Let me leave you my card and you can call me next week. Right. My name is Bob Grossman with MetLife. Thanks for your time. -David
13 - Jonathan Villar
Making his major league debut last year, Villar was exciting and adventorous at times. Which is good because Astros fans haven't had much of either to watch at the major league level. He flashed some potential both offensively and defensively last year. In less than 300 plate appearances he stole 18 bases, one of which was a straight steal of home, and he walked at an above average rate. What to expect out of Villar in 2014, is anyones guess. One this is for certain, it should be fun to watch.