"I really want to work on base running," Correa said. "I got hurt on it, so I want to work on it and regain my confidence on it."
Correa, considered the second-best prospect in baseball behind Twins outfielder Byron Buxton, is expected to open the season at Double-A.
Correa is considered the second-best prospect in baseball behind Twins outfielder Byron Buxton, according to MLB.com. Baseball America also considers the former No. 1 pick (2012) as the Astros' top prospect.
Buxton played just 31 games in 2014 due to wrist and concussion issues and finished with a .240/.313/.405 line along with four home runs, 16 RBI and six stolen bases in 121 at-bats with high Class A Fort Myers. He also went 0 for 3 at the Double-A level. Buxton is making his second straight appearance atop MLB.com's top prospect list.
The rest of MLB.com's top-five prospects (in order) are
"I’m anxious because I want to show them I’m ready and I’m back, and my ankle is feeling great," he said.
Correa, who was the No. 1 pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, has logged just 229 games in the minors and hasn't played above high Class A. Although, it seems he is very eager to make his MLB debut.
“I can’t wait for the moment to be up there," he said.
The other non-roster invitees are outfielder
Correa (No. 1) and Appel (No. 2) are considered the team's top two prospects, according to Baseball America. Moran (No. 7) is also considered a top-10 prospect.
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