Enoli Paredes Emerges As Rotation Depth
The quick-armed 24-year-old Dominican righthander emerged in 2019 by excelling at Double-A with a four-pitch mix.
Meteoric Rise Carries Cristian Javier To Triple-A
The 22-year-old Dominican righthander is positioned as one of the Astros' best internal rotation depth options for 2020.
Kyle Tucker: Astros 2019 Minor League Player Of The Year
An Astros system thinned by graduations and trades has Tucker poised to make an impact as soon as September.
Bryan Abreu's Role Grows In Importance
The Astros traded two pitching prospects to acquire Zack Greinke, thus magnifying the role that Abreu plays in the club's future.
Execution Will Be Key For J.B. Bukauskas
The 2017 first-rounder is learning to elevate his four-seamer this season, and early struggles were a part of the learning process.
Astros Splurge On Colin Barber In 2019 Draft
The Astros signed Barber, their fourth-round pick, for a reported $1 million, nearly $600,000 above slot value.
Jose Urquidy Takes A Giant Step Forward
A post-Tommy John surgery velocity boost had helped push Urquidy toward the top of the Astros' depth chart.
Joshua Rojas Aspires To Be Next Jack Of All Trades
A 26th-round pick in 2017, Rojas started at least nine games at six different positions last season for Double-A Corpus Christi.
Jojanse Torres: Astros' Next Dominican Dandy?
Signed at age 22, Torres already has premium velocity and feel for two strong secondary pitches, meaning he is poised to move quickly.
Yordan Alvarez: A Glove Story
Establishing himself as a serviceable defender at either first base or left field tops Alvarez's to-do list this season in the minors.