Jonathan Singleton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Contract working out for Jon Singleton after criticism

    Houston Chronicle "That $10 million doesn’t sound so bad now, does it? Astros prospect Jon Singleton played just 16 games in the big leagues before he was called up last week from Class AAA. In total, the 24-year-old first baseman has played 113 games in the majors, with a .171 batting average. Yet, because of..." September 29

  • Astros demote first baseman Jon Singleton to Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "Jon Singleton hit .168 in 95 games as a rookie last season and the Astros added several first base/designated hitter/corner outfield options during the offseason, so this isn’t exactly a huge shock: Singleton has been sent back to Triple-A. As bad as Singleton looked last year–and it was ugly,..." April 01

  • Source: Astros sign minor leaguer Jon Singleton to historic contract

    Yahoo! Sports "The Houston Astros and minor leaguer Jon Singleton agreed on a historic contract Monday, guaranteeing the first baseman $10 million before he has played a single game in the major leagues, a source with knowledge of the deal told Yahoo Sports. The 22-year-old Singleton, who during spring..." June 03

  • Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton’s Twitter feed will get him in some trouble if he’s not more careful

    Hardball Talk "Astros’ prospect Jonathan Singleton’s Twitter account is raw and unvarnished. For now anyway. I feel like that’ll all change once management decides that one of their top prospects calling someone “gay” as a mild insult and telling fans that he’ll sign their fan mail if they send him weed is not..." May 27

  • Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton opens up about addiction

    Hardball Talk "Kristie Rieken of the Associated Press has a really interesting read on Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton, who served a 50-game suspension at the start of last season after a second positive test for marijuana use. Singleton, who had a month-long stay at an in-patient rehab center, was brutally..." March 04