Pedro Leon Tries His Hand At A New Position
The top international target is a fast riser as a center fielder, but the Astros want to see if he can handle another up-the-middle position.
Freudis Nova Commits To Getting Better
The 21-year-old shortstop has improved his body and his intent to the point where he reminds one Astros coach of an all-star he once coached.
Brett Conine Jumps On Big League Radar
The 11th-rounder could soon find himself in Houston after boosting his velocity at the alternate site.
Jeremy Peña Begins To Tap Into Power
The gifted defensive shortstop claimed rookie of the year honors in the Dominican League while showing offensive growth.
Peter Solomon Finds Another Gear
The Astros added Solomon to the 40-man roster and believe he can start long term.
Colin Barber Is Locked In At The Plate
The 2019 fourth-rounder was making progress with his swing at instructional league and could be key to the Astros' long-term outfield picture.
Cristian Javier: Astros 2020 Rookie of the Year
The unflappable Cristian Javier befuddled opponents with a disappearing fastball and improving slider, lending hope for the future.
Luis Garcia Gives Astros More Rotation Depth
The 23-year-old righthander has gotten valuable experience pitching against advanced hitters at the alternate site while he awaits a possible big league call.
Blake Taylor Emerges As High-Leverage Option
The veteran lefthander changed his approach to become a valuable weapon out of the bullpen.
Taylor Jones Could Be Next In Line
The 6-foot-7 first baseman added versatility at Triple-A last season, but there could soon be opportunity at his natural position in Houston.