Houston Astros Looking To Trade First Baseman, Jon Singleton

Today marks the day that the Houston Astros could begin to shop Jon Singleton on the trade market. Singleton was optioned to the minor leagues today following a rough spring training. He was competing for the starting first base job with Tyler WhiteMatt Duffy, and A.J. Reed, but it looks as if he is out of the running. During spring training, he hit .125 with two home runs, six RBI’s, three runs, and a .176 OBP in 51 plate appearances. Singleton was once a prized first base prospect, but he has struggled to live up to those expectations since his promotion in 2014. In 420 plate appearances in the major leagues (from 2014 to 2015), he has hit .171 with 14 home runs, 50 RBI’s, 48 runs, and a .290 OBP. At only 24 years of age, Singleton still has time to turn his career around, but his chances are running out. Luckily for Singleton, he was signed to a five year/$10 million contract (expires in 2018), so he making good money, but I’m sure the Astros are tired of paying the contract of a guy who continues to disappoint the organization. To read the rest of the article, click the link below:



About Dynasty_Digest

Trey Rose will be a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute in May of 2016. He is the founder and writer for his blog called dynasty digest (dynastydigest.sportsblog.com). He is also a contributor for RotoBallers. He has been featured on many sites including MLB Trade Rumors, Crawford Boxes, and MLB Reports. Trey played baseball up until his freshman year of college at VMI, but they quit after his 7th knee surgery and decided to pursue a career in finance while continuing his passion for baseball by writing on a regular basis. His favorite team is the Houston Astros. You can follow him on Twitter @dynasty_digest

Posted on March 28, 2016, in MLB Fantasy, MLB Reports and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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