With Opening Day quickly approaching the Astros have finalized their Opening Day roster for 2014.
2B – Jose Altuve
3B - Matt Dominguez
There will be eight Astros making their first Opening Day roster: Chapman, Cosart, Grossman, Hoes, Keuchel, Krauss, Oberholtzer, Villar.
The Astros will be facing C.C. Sabathia on Tuesday and have announced their Opening Day Starting Lineup.
You should expect to see Fowler, Grossman, Altuve, Castro, Guzman, Carter, Dominguez, Hoes, Villar.
The Astros are also expected to send some of their best prospects to Class-A Lancaster. Carlos Correa, Mark Appel, Rio Ruiz, Vincent Velasquez, and Lance McCullers are all expected start the season on the west coast. Teoscar Hernandez is another top 15 Astros prospect that may join them there. George Springer and Michael Foltynewicz will begin the season with the Triple-A Oklahoma City Redhawks.
Expect to see many of the Astros top prospects jump a level or two during the season. Springer should see much time with the Major League team and Foltynewicz, Appel, and Correa could join them later on in the season, or in September.
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