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Joe Sclafani is playing winter ball Down Under. The penal colony is a fitting place for someone who gets caught stealing as much as he does.
Astros prospect Joe Sclafani fine tuning his game in Australia - Climbing Tal's Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Valleycats are again looking for ideas on who the next Heritage series bobblehead doll will be. As you can imagine, Bernie Williams, Pettite and Posada are leading the suggestions.
Capital Region sports ikon Rip Rowan has passed away. I can remember seeing Rip all the time way back in the 80's at Heritage Park. I have his 1989 albany Yankees cards in with my team set. This card was only available on request from the Ripper himself. RIP Rip, thanks for all you did for our local sports teams.
Queensbury's Brendan Harris signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers. I think he's trying to play for every organization in baseball before retiring.
Ex-'Cat Felipe Paulino declined a AAA assignment from the Royals and is now a free agent. He's coming off injury, so who knows if someone will give him a shot.
Here are Houston's Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players. Ex-'Cats in bold.
Jorge De Leon
James (Andrew) Robinson
Reading a few articles that says Tommy Kanhle is a good canidate to be selected in the rule 5 draft.
Casper Wells signs a minor league deal with the Cubs
And I know Tommy's not an uber prospect, but do the Yankees really have 40 rule 5 eligible players in their organization who are better than him?
Unofficially, Ed Romero is going to be back as 'Cats manager in 2014. Steinhorn as well. Doug White has taken another roll in the organization. Don't know his replacement as pitching coach.