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Astros Spring Training: Minor League Catchers

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KISSIMMEE, FL (Kiii Sports) - The Houston Astros' glaring weakness in the minors has suddenly turned into a surplus behind the dish.

Houston has several high-caliber catchers in the minor league system including Max Stassi, who tore up Whataburger Field last season en route to making his big league debut, and Tyler Heineman, who could start the year in Corpus Christi.

Chris Thomasson checks in with both Stassi and Heineman in this latest report.

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