Re: Why don't the Astros have a rookie ball team?
Thats not really accurate.
They have the Greensville Astro's which are in the Appalachian League.
They also have Tri-City Valley Cats which are in the NY-Penn League.
Both of those are short season leagues, while the Appy league is considered rookie ball the NY Penn League is considered short season, which falls between high rookie and low A..... basically, its high rookie ball.