Wallace aims to make impact with Astros
Brett Wallace has an apartment a few blocks from Minute Maid Park, a handful of players on the team he considers close friends and a locker to store his gear when he comes in for workouts at the ballpark in the winter.
Wallace, who was nothing short of a baseball nomad early in his professional career, has been with the Astros longer than any of his previous three organizations and is finally starting to feel comfortable in his surroundings. He can only hope that will help him establish himself at the Major League level in 2012.
The much-ballyhooed former first-round Draft pick of the Cardinals, Wallace will come to Spring Training next month trying to win a spot on the Major League roster. He was the Astros' Opening Day starter at first base last year and got off to a quick start at the plate before slumping and eventually being sent to Triple-A later in the season.
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