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.
The Time Is Now For Forrest Whitley
After two lost seasons, the highly talented Whitley has a chance to emerge for an organization that desperately needs him to.
Garrett Stubbs Works To Provide Versatility
The catcher will spend spring training playing multiple positions to boost his value at the big league level in 2020.
Nivaldo Rodriguez Balances Stuff And Control
The Astros didn't want to risk losing the 22-year-old in the Rule 5 draft because of his improving stuff and strike-throwing ability.
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.