The Astros have one of, if not the top minor league system in baseball. The 2014 opening rosters have been set for each team in the top four levels of the Astros' system. While the most noted addition to these rosters is George Springer, the prospect of Mark Appel and Carlos Correa in Lancaster is just as interesting in my mind. Will either or both be in Corpus Christi in time for the minor league showcase on June 10 in Houston? In the meantime, let's take a look at the rosters.
RedHawks Announce 2014 Preliminary Roster | Oklahoma City RedHawks News
The Oklahoma City RedHawks and Houston Astros have announced the RedHawks preliminary roster for the 2014 season. Seven players on the roster are among the Astros top 30 prospects ranked by Baseball America.
Astros Set Hooks Roster | Corpus Christi Hooks News
Fifteen returners and a pair of Astros top 20 prospects are tabbed to open the 10th season of Hooks Baseball. Quinton McCracken, Houston's director of player development, announced initial 2014 rosters Wednesday for Corpus Christi and the Astros' other full-season affiliates.
Pair of top picks headline 2014 roster | Lancaster JetHawks News
The Houston Astros have announced the JetHawks roster to start the 2014 season and it features one of the most prospect-heavy teams in all of Minor League Baseball. Nine of MLB.com's top-20 Astros prospects head to Lancaster including the two previous first overall picks in the MLB draft, shortstop Carlos Correa and pitcher Mark Appel.
More Top Prospects to play for 2014 Bandits | Quad Cities River Bandits News
More of the top prospects from baseball's No. 1-ranked minor league system will play at Modern Woodmen Park this season. The defending Midwest League Champion Quad Cities River Bandits and their major league affiliate, the Houston Astros, announced the club's preliminary roster for the 2014 season on Wednesday. Included are seven of the top 30 Houston Astros prospects, according to Baseball America, and six players who played for the River Bandits during their championship season.
|Jake Buchanan||Travis Ballew||Mark Appel||Tyler Brunnemann|
|Jose Cisnero||Colton Cain||Jamaine Cotton||Patrick Christensen|
|Paul Clemens||Luis Cruz||Chris Devenski||Chris Cotton|
|Bobby Doran||Jorge de Leon||Michael Dimock||Kent Emanuel|
|Darin Downs||T.J. Geith||Josh Hader||Michael Feliz|
|Mike Foltynewicz||Matt Heidenreich||Mike Hauschild||Evan Grills|
|Chia-Jen Lo||Jordan Jankowski||Mitch Lambson||Jandel Gustave|
|David Martinez||Andrew Robinson||Lance McCullers||Adrian Houser|
|Collin McHugh||Brady Rodgers||Juan Minaya||Chris Lee|
|Rudy Owens||David Rollins||Daniel Minor||Albert Minnis|
|Jason Stoffel||Ross Seaton||J.D. Osborne||Zach Morton|
|Nick Tropeano||Tommy Shirley||Tyson Perez||Gonzalo Sanudo|
|Pat Urckfitz||Alex Sogard||Kyle Smith||Andrew Thurman|
|Josh Zeid||Aaron West||Vincent Velasquez||Andrew Walter|
|Ryan McCurdy||Rene Garcia||Roberto Pena||Brett Booth|
|Carlos Perez||Tyler Heineman||Jake Rodriguez||Brian Holberton|
|Max Stassi||Jobduan Morales|
|Japhet Amador||M.P. Cokinos||Carlos Correa||Austin Elkins|
|Erik Castro||Matt Duffy||Tony Kemp||Conrad Gregor|
|Jonathan Meyer||Nolan Fontana||Brandon Meredith||Jack Mayfield|
|Gregorio Petit||Enrique Hernandez||Carlos Perdomo||Chase McDonald|
|Jon Singleton||Jio Mier||Rio Ruiz||Chan Moon|
|Ruben Sosa||Joe Sclafani||Tyler White|
|Adron Chambers||Andrew Aplin||Justin Gominsky||Jon Kemmer|
|Domingo Santana||Delino DeShields||Dan Gulbransen||Tanner Mathis|
|George Springer||Chris Epps||Teoscar Hernandez||Brett Phillips|
|Leo Heras||Jordan Scott||James Ramsay|
|Preston Tucker||Danry Vasquez|