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Monday, June 18, 2012

10 From DSL Astros Make Stateside Debut in Florida

When the GCL Astros  play the first game of their season Monday in Kissimmee against the GCL Cardinals, ten players on their roster will making their stateside debut.  The ten are products of the Astros' Dominican Academy. 

The Ten new guys on the GCL roster:

Agapito Barrios, 18, RHP(1st Season in DSL-2011).  Barrios made 13 starts in the Dominican in 2011. He posted a 4.60 ERA.

Luis De La Rosa, 20, OF(2009).  De La Rosa did not play in 2011.  He batted .270 with 30 RBI in 2010.

Ambiorix DeLeon, 20, LHP(2010).  DeLeon pitched 56 1/3 innings as a starter and a reliever in 2011.  He allowed 51 hits.

Edison Frias, 21, RHP(2011).  Frias only made four appearances in 2011, pitching 17 innings.

Reymin Guduan, 20, LHP(2010).  In 45 2/3 innings in 2011, Guduan struck out 61 batters and posted a 2.17 ERA.

Jandel Gustave, 19, RHP(2010). Gustave struck out 19 in 19 1/3 innings in 2011.

Teoscar Hernandez, 19, OF(2011).  Hernandez was the DSL Astros MVP in 2011. He batted .274 with 13 doubles, seven triples, seven home runs, 35 RBI and 16 stolen bases.

Jose Montero, 19, RHP(2010).  Montero posted a 2.59 ERA in 13 2010 starts.  He didn't pitch in 2011.

Franny Polanco, 20, C(2010).  Polanco batted .292 and was a DSL All-Star in 2011.

Jose Solano, 20, IF(2010).  Solano batted .282 in 2011 with 21 stolen bases in 65 games.

UPDATE:  Thanks to a commnter who noted that one more player snuck onto the GCL roster when I wasn't looking.

Juan Santana, 17, OF(2011).  Santana was a DSL all-star in 2011.  He batted .274 with 15 extra-base hits and 28 RBI.


Kenneth Meadows said...

I think you missed Juan Santana

farmstros said...

Good catch. Santana is debuting as well. He wasn't on the original GCL roster I saw. Thanks.