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Reaction to Singleton's call up and extension

The internet reacts to the call up of Jon Singleton and the historic contract extension.

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The propsects are coming. First it was Springer, now it's Singleton. The Astros' firstbase prospect getting called up would be news in itself, the contract he signed before a single at-bat in the majors turned heads. Let's take a look at what the internet was saying about the move -

Jonathan Singleton Called Up By Houston Astros, Signs Long-Term Deal
The Houston Astros have called up Jonathan Singleton and he signs a long-term extension before taking his first pitch.

Jon Singleton signs 5-year contract with Houston Astros
The Houston Astros have signed Jon Singleton to a 5-year contract with 3 option years

Power play: Jon Singleton gets the call to Houston | Roto Arcade - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Yup, another prospect is on the way. This one brings a new contract and a power bat.

Report: Astros call up top prospect Jon Singleton and sign him to long-term contract worth up to $35 millionSix weeks after calling up George Springer from Triple-A the Astros are set to promote another stud hitting prospect to the big leagues, as Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that first baseman Jon Singleton is on his way up from Triple-A.

Jon Singleton signs long-term deal with Houston Astros - ESPN
The Houston Astros have reached agreement on a five-year, $10 million guaranteed contract with first base prospect Jon Singleton and are promoting him to the big league club from Triple-A Oklahoma City, a baseball source confirmed to

Source: Astros sign minor leaguer Jon Singleton to historic contract - Yahoo Sports
Source: Astros sign minor leaguer Jon Singleton to historic contract

Astros sign first-base prospect Jon Singleton to five-year deal, call him up to majors | The Strike Zone -
A new frontier in contract extensions was breached on Monday when Astros first base prospect Jon Singleton became the first player to sign a multi-year, multi-million-dollar extension in advance of his major league debut.

Jon Singleton on his way up to Astros - Ultimate Astros
Prospect Jon Singleton will be joining the Astros on Tuesday, a person familiar with the move said.

Astros reportedly lock up Jon Singleton, make a fantastic deal -
It's a fantastic deal for them. Probably not for Singleton.

Astros County: Your Neighborhood Astros Blog & Grill: #SPRINGLETON HAS ARRIVED
Breaking from Evan Drellich at the Chronicle: Jonathan Singleton is set to be promoted from OKC to Houston for tomorrow night's game against the Angels.

Astros Extend Jon Singleton – MLB Trade Rumors
The Astros have signed first baseman Jon Singleton to a five-year extension that will pay him $10MM in guaranteed money, Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan reports.