Houston Astros Mike Fast

Mike Fast joined the Astros organization on Feb. 1, 2012. In his role within the Decision Sciences department, he develops information systems for baseball operations and helps apply these systems to player evaluations and player transactions. He also supports the Major League coaching staff, player development, and scouting staff with information and analysis.

Prior to joining the Astros, Mike was an author for Baseball Prospectus, where he developed a large following and a reputation as a statistical expert, conducting several unique, in-depth studies. He was previously an author for The Hardball Times and MVN.com.

Mike also worked for 17 years as a semiconductor engineer, most recently with Advanced Micro Devices. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in engineering physics, Mike and his wife, Lori, reside in Kingwood, TX with their four children.

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