Here’s a little sunshine in what’s been a pretty gloomy couple of weeks for the Astros: ShortstopCarlos Correa took 20-25 swings off a tee Monday in the visitors’ indoor batting cages at Chase Field, thenext step in his rehab from left thumb surgery, the Houston Chronicle reported.The All-Staralso fielded about 60 groundballs and ran the bases early in the afternoon before the Astros’lo s to the Diamondbacks, Houston’s sixth lo s in seven games and 12th in 16.”I feel good,” Correa said. “I swung hard and everything. It didn’t bother me at all. It’s a good start.”Wednesday marks four weeks since he underwent surgery on the thumb, when the timetable for his return was set at 6-8 weeks.According to the Chronicle, Correa will continue to build up his baseball activity before going ona minor-league rehab a signment.Despite their recent struggles, the first-place Astros enter Tuesday’s games with an 11 1/2-game lead in the AL West, affording them the luxury of not rushing Correa batting .320/.400/.566 with 20 homers and 67 RBIs when injured but instead looking for him to be up to speed for Brooks Robinson Jersey the postseason.