1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

[Official] Astros Off-Season

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Nov 3, 2021.

  1. STR8Thugg

    STR8Thugg STR8Thugg Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2010
    Messages:
    4,894
    Likes Received:
    4,141
    So the game tomorrow is gonna start at 9 now? ughhhhhh
     
  2. Marshall Bryant

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2018
    Messages:
    3,353
    Likes Received:
    1,645
    Martin Maldonado c
    1 year/$5M (2022), plus 2023 option

    1 year/$5M (2022), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Houston 4/21/21
    • 22:$5M, 23:$4M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2023 option guaranteed at $5M with 90 games in 2021 (met)
    So if I understand this, the Astros have a $5M team option to bring back Maldonado in 2023. But it could mean it is no longer an option if that is the interpretation of guaranteed. It isn't exactly clear what is guaranteed, a contract or the value of an option.

    Doing this to split time with Corry Lee at Catcher and mentor him seems good for all. If Maldy wants to remain in baseball as a coach /manager after his playing days, this is a perfect opportunity to begin the transition. It might also be why Castro is contemplating the next phase for next year.
     
  3. Buck Turgidson

    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2002
    Messages:
    68,831
    Likes Received:
    60,986
    Maldy's '23 option at $5M automatically vested when he played 90 games last year. If he hadn't played 90 games, the Astros would have had a team option to bring him back for $4M or buy him out for $500K
     
    Marshall Bryant likes this.
  4. awc713

    awc713 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2012
    Messages:
    5,955
    Likes Received:
    5,159
    Alright…I think it’s about time to shut this thread down (thank god, what a terrible offseason). Can we get a series thread going?
     
    No Worries, The Beard and cmoak1982 like this.
  5. cmlmel77

    cmlmel77 Up all Night Watching Houston Sports

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2006
    Messages:
    1,176
    Likes Received:
    2,154
    It's 6:30pm for me and about the only time I can watch a full game. Can't wait!
     
  6. desihooper

    desihooper Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2000
    Messages:
    4,882
    Likes Received:
    1,945
    Excited for Series threads!! Shut it down, mods!

    Go 'stros!!
     
    Marshall Bryant likes this.
  7. Marshall Bryant

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2018
    Messages:
    3,353
    Likes Received:
    1,645
    I've been waiting for [OFFICIAL]Game threads since the start of Spring Training.
     
  8. Landry's Tooth

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2020
    Messages:
    1,815
    Likes Received:
    978
    Bump

    Yuli: .212
    Hosmer: .376

    Not saying my plan of passing on pena was right, just the concern about Yuli and having a plan in place...
     
  9. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 1999
    Messages:
    34,940
    Likes Received:
    24,025
    All things being equal, wouldn't Yuli still be sucking while playing third?
     
    Bregatron likes this.
  10. eliefor3

    eliefor3 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2019
    Messages:
    2,237
    Likes Received:
    3,196
    A career 279 hitter his close to 400. Yah imma wait until midseason atleast to see how he is doing. I also really like pena being a part of this team
     
    Snake Diggit and Marshall Bryant like this.
  11. Landry's Tooth

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2020
    Messages:
    1,815
    Likes Received:
    978
    I addressed that... read closer...
     
  12. Landry's Tooth

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2020
    Messages:
    1,815
    Likes Received:
    978
    I don't disagree... point i was getting at was if yuli looks done, he becomes a super sub and Pena added. It gives you options...

    If Yuli is done this year and is hitting. 220 at the break, we would likely need to trade for a 1B...

    Not saying Yuli is there yet but father time is undefeated... we lack depth at the position in the minors... Diaz would be our fall back right now...
     
    eliefor3 likes this.
  13. IdStrosfan

    IdStrosfan Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2021
    Messages:
    671
    Likes Received:
    631
    Josh Bell has has a good start to the season and is likely available.

    I'm sure a couple of mid-level prospects could get him.

    Say - Kessinger and Tyler Brown?
     
  14. Landry's Tooth

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2020
    Messages:
    1,815
    Likes Received:
    978
    Maybe Odorizzi?

    You never know... solid starters have value greater than 1B... Nats have a lot of vets still...
     

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now