Or, should the Astros invest in some veteran relievers?
No. No they aren’t.
The Orioles pick up Bud Norris and the Royals get Justin Maxwell, as Houston continues to stockpile prospects
Detroit finally adds a late-inning reliever to set up for Joaquin Benoit while the Astros keep padding their farm system.
The Astros lock up their second baseman, and the Red Sox get a once-dominant reliever.
Continuing our series of trade candidates you might soon be cheering for on your team.
The Astros are bad, but they’re not the worst ever, and they won’t break the Mets’ record for futility.
Ben and Sam discuss whether the supposed split between scouts and statheads about the outlook for the Astros actually exists.
Another piece on the Astros, but a good one, at least.
Hint: it’s not cause for optimism.
Ben and Sam preview the Astros’ season with Jason Collette, and Pete talks to MLB.com correspondent Richard Justice (at 16:54).
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The big-league club couldn’t be worse, but Houston has stocked its system with an impressively deep pool of potential regulars.