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Bregman Hires Scott Boras as Agent: Houston Chronicle
KHOU remembers an interesting rain out, or rain in - at the Dome KHOU
Jon Singleton is Houston’s Bobby Bonilla according to CTH
Want to know the math on the odds for someone to hit .400? Fangraphs
You see this in ZiPS in shorter seasons. In a 200 AB season, ZiPS sees Altuve having a 1-in-130 chance of hitting .400 compared to the 1-in-589 you'd get for a .305 hitter binomial would tell you.— DSzymborski (@DSzymborski) June 28, 2020
Around the League
Tyson Ross elects out of the 2020 season. MLBTR
Manfred attempts to clarify comment on length of season MLBTR
Breaking down prospects in and out of MLB Pools - Athletic $$
MLB highlights most exciting Star at each position - mlb.com
Tigers become first team to officially sign a Gaming Partner Detroit News
My Recommended Article: GM’s face a new set of challenges in 60-game sprint. James Click is one of the GM’s interviewed, but it talks about some of the unique challenges that will face organizations this year based on rule changes. Teams will only be able to trade members of their 60 man roster, accelerated timelines before trade deadlines, safety protocols, etc.
Happy Birthday to 54th Moises Alou!
Although he only had a 3 year stint with Houston, they came at a ridiculous .331/.403/.585 pace across those three seasons, crushing 95 HR, all of which was good for a 148 OPS+ and 13.6 WAR.