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Astros | Jon Singleton to stay in minors for time being

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:20:50 -0700

Houston Astros 1B Jon Singleton isn't close to joining the big league club, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow. Singleton went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and home run with Triple-A Oklahoma City Wednesday, April 16, and is batting .358 with a .460 on-base percentage, five home runs and 18 RBIs in 13 games. "We're happy that Singleton is off to a good start," Luhnow said. "He does not have the Triple-A track record that Springer has yet. We feel he needs to develop that track record. We're always going to be in a position where our fans want our top prospects to come up here sooner than we think they're ready to come up here."

Fantasy Tip: Singleton owners were hoping he'd be next after fellow prospect George Springer got the call this week. That won't be the case for now, but Singleton is still worth stashing in mixed leagues, because if he keeps raking like he is now, Houston will find a spot for him sooner rather than later.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Brian McTaggart

Astros | Jon Singleton named PCL player of the week

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:12:49 -0700

Houston Astros 1B Jon Singleton was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week after hitting .375 with four home runs and 15 RBIs last week. He's homered three times in the last four games.

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Astros | Top prospects sent down

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:31:47 -0700

The Houston Astros re-assigned 1B Jon Singleton, SS Carlos Correa, SPs Mark Appel and Mike Foltynewicz and OFs Delino DeShields Jr. and Gary Springer to minor league camp Thursday, March 20.

Fantasy Tip: Springer projects to be the first prospect called up to the bigs this year, but he could easily be joined by Singleton and Correa later in the year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Cash Kruth

Astros | Jonathan Singleton past his addictions

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:48:56 -0800

Houston Astros 1B Jonathan Singleton has stopped smoking marijuana and abusing alcohol after time spent in rehab, and he reported to camp this year in good shape and in a much better place mentally. He's competing for the starting first base job. Singleton isn't receiving treatment for his addictions currently and doesn't have anyone traveling with him to keep him on track.

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Astros | Several battling for 1B job

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:06:13 -0800

The Houston Astros first base job is wide open, with 1B Japhet Amador, 1B Jesus Guzman, OF Marc Krauss, 1B Jonathan Singleton and 1B Brett Wallace all listed as competitors for the gig.

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Astros | Jesus Guzman to compete at 1B

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:12:25 -0800

Houston Astros 1B Jesus Guzman will compete with 1Bs Jonathan Singleton, Brett Wallace and Marc Krauss at first base this spring, but Guzman can also play the outfield if needed.

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Astros | Two playing winter ball

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:30:45 -0800

Houston Astros SP Rudy Owens is 2-1 with a 3.44 ERA in seven starts in the Dominican Winter League. 1B Jonathan Singleton is hitting .275 with five homers and eight RBIs in 20 games in the Puerto Rican Winter League.

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Astros | Jonathan Singleton added to roster

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:40:46 -0700

The Houston Astros added 1B Jonathan Singleton to the 40-man roster Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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Astros | More prospects on the way?

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 20:11:08 -0700

The Houston Astros have promoted prospects SP Jarred Cosart and SS Jonathan Villar recently. Top prospects OF George Springer and 1B Jonathan Singleton remain at Triple-A Oklahoma City, but they are expected to join the Astros during the final 65 games of a season devoted to player development and evaluation.

Fantasy Tip: For now, Springer and Singleton are only worth roster spots in the deepest of long-term fantasy keeper leagues, and they'll be worth adding in AL-only leagues if and when they are summoned.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Houston Chronicle - Brian T. Smith

Astros | Jonathan Singleton on the move

Sun, 16 Jun 2013 18:05:14 -0700

The Houston Astros are set to promote top prospect OF Jonathan Singleton to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Fantasy Tip: Singleton is the team's top hitting prospect, and he was a key member of the trade which sent Hunter Pence (now with the Giants) to the Philadelphia Phillies in the summer of 2011. Singleton is a great long-term keeper prospect, and he might see time in the majors in September.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Houston Chronicle - Brian T. Smith