The Houston Astros have announced their 26-man roster, and it came with some surprises. If you’re a baseball fan and want to know who made the cut and why, you need to read this post. We’ve got all the juicy details!
Firstly, let’s talk about the unexpected additions of Corey Julks and César Salazar. No one saw that coming! Those aren’t the only shocks, though. The team chose Yanier Diaz over former first-round draft pick Korey Lee. It’s a bold move, but Astros GM Dana Brown has his reasons.
If you were rooting for Justin Dirden, we’ve got some bad news for you. He didn’t make the final cut. But don’t worry, Brown clarified that he’s a high-level prospect that needs to play every day, even if it means playing in AAA.
The pitchers on the bubble who were chosen were Phil Maton, Seth Martinez, and rookie Ronel Blanco. All in all, the team’s 26-man roster is made up of some surprising choices, and Brown explained his reasoning in a recent interview.
If you’re itching for more information on the Astros’ roster moves, we’ve linked the official statement for you to read. You can also check out Brown’s comments on the roster in that same link.
So, there you have it, folks. The Houston Astros have set their 26-man roster, and it’s full of surprises. We can’t wait to see how these choices pan out on the field.