Scouting Report AL Rankings
Basic Team Opponents
R/GM 5.68 (3rd) 3.95 (1st)
AVG .274 (1st) .221 (1st)
OBP .352 (1st) .283 (1st)
SLG .495 (1st) .397 (2nd)
Advanced
BB% 10.1% (1st) 7.5% (3rd)
K% 18.2% (1st) 27.9% (1st)
ISO .221 (3rd) .176 (4th)
BABIP .296 (9th) .271 (1st)
Style
FB/AB 0.27 (2nd) 0.23 (14th)
GB/AB 0.33 (4th) 0.30 (14th)
SBA 94 (8th) 92 (12th)
Sac Bunts 10 (10th) 11 (11th)
IBB Issued 0 (15th) 17 (8th)
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George Springer
Wanted back in Houston
OFHouston Astros
May 9, 2020
The Astros "made it clear" that they want to work out a long-term deal with Springer, who can become an unrestricted free agent after 2020, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports, citing a source report from Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle.
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Justin Verlander
Feeling strong post-surgery
PHouston Astros
Groin
April 30, 2020
Verlander said Thursday that he's doing "very well" in his recovery from groin surgery and a right lat strain, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. "Particularly this week, I've made a big stride forward," Verlander noted, regarding his progression through a throwing program.
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Justin Verlander
Resumes throwing
PHouston Astros
Groin
April 15, 2020
Verlander (groin) has begun to throw, Manny Randhawa of MLB.com reports.
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Jojanse Torres
Dazzles in stateside debut
PHouston Astros  A+
April 11, 2020
Torres went 12-0 with a 1.71 ERA and held opponents to a .175 batting average in 94.2 combined innings for Low-A Quad Cities and High-A Fayetteville in 2019, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. He struck out 107 batters while walking 46.
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Cy Sneed
In bullpen mix
PHouston Astros
April 5, 2020
Sneed is one of four pitchers vying for two spots in the bullpen, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Joe Biagini
Not assured of roster spot
PHouston Astros
April 5, 2020
Biagini was still in the mix for one of the final two bullpen spots when spring training was halted, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Kent Emanuel
Sent to Triple-A
PHouston Astros  AAA
April 3, 2020
Emanuel was recently optioned to Triple-A Round Rock, Baseball America reports.
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Justin Verlander
On schedule in recovery
PHouston Astros
Groin
March 30, 2020
Verlander (groin) is on schedule in his recovery from groin surgery, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Jack Mayfield
Shipped to Triple-A
SSHouston Astros  AAA
March 26, 2020
Mayfield was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Blake Taylor
Optioned to Triple-A
PHouston Astros  AAA
March 26, 2020
Taylor was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Minor League Affiliates
  • Round Rock Express AAA
  • Corpus Christi Hooks AA
  • Fayetteville Woodpeckers A+
  • Quad Cities River Bandits A
  • Tri-City ValleyCats A (Short Season)
  • Gulf Coast Astros R
Coaches
  • AJ Hinch Manager
  • Troy Snitker Coach
  • Gary Pettis Third Base Coach
  • Brent Strom Pitching Coach
  • Álex Cintrón Hitting Coach
  • Joe Espada Bench Coach
  • Josh Miller Bullpen Coach
  • Omar Lopez First Base Coach
  • Dusty Baker Manager