Sunday Evening Hot Links
Ah Sunday! The evening the existential dread sets in.
*Brian McTaggart took a pass at predicting the Opening Day Roster.
*Martin Maldonado and Jason Castro are battery-mates with the 3rd-most games caught in the Majors (2nd, but for a technicality).
*Jake Kaplan: Luis Garcia, Forrest Whitley and the depth the Astros will need to get through the season. Brent Strom:
It's going to take a village to get through this season.
*David Nuno: Carlos Correa wants to hammer out an extension before the season starts. Correa:
It would be great, but it has to be on their side also. If we can reach an agreement at some point it needs to be [before] the season starts because once the season starts, I don't want to be involved with any negotiations.
Get the full link to the interview here.
*Dusty Baker, on Yordan Alvarez:
He had a cool stroll coming down the hallway. So I was like, well it's hard to have a cool stroll if something's wrong with you.
*Even after both doses of the COVID vaccine, Dusty Baker is still being cautious. Makes sense, 2-0 is the most dangerous lead in sports.
*Garrett Stubbs is a good boy and is dairy-free and gluten-free. I am neither.
*JC Correa was out distributing food today.
*Click here to see George Springer in a Blue Jays shirt, if that's something you're in to.
*Former Astros Great Aaron Sanchez signed a deal with the Giants.
*Texas Monthly: The Day Everything Went Wrong.
*Esquire: The best documentaries on Netflix will change how you see the world.
*A Musical Selection: