Last off-season, the Astros faced a rather large list of eight arbitration-eligible players. They cut ties with the injured Aaron Sanchez in December and avoided arbitration with Joe Biagini by signing him to a $1 million contract for 2020. Hey, Astros, next time you have a spare million you are willing to flush down the toilet, I know a volunteer Astro blogger who could put that money to much better use.
Your faithful writer feels like (shaving cream), so this may not be my best effort, but at least it will give my faithful readers something to chew on.
Here is a post that hopefully becomes moot. Hopefully, the market is not red hot for an over 30 y.o. George Springer. Hopefully, George holds no ill will towards the Astros for artificially holding him in the minors when their team was hopelessly bad and cost him millions in pay and an earlier shot at free agency. Hopefully, we wake up one morning and he’s back for 4 or 5 more years.Continue reading
It has been awhile, but Dan P is ready to address questions from his favorite interviewer….Dan P.Continue reading
During the playoffs, baseball lost a giant of a small man in Hall of Famer Joe Morgan. He was the best second baseman the Astros had until Craig Biggio appeared and might have turned into their greatest ever except for THE TRADE.Continue reading
Excuse the brevity of this post, but your faithful writer is about to head out to the Hill Country to see family we have not seen in months.
This year, 2020 will be best seen in our rearview mirrors. It has been hurtful in so many significant ways between health issues, death rates, bankruptcies, job loss and loss of freedoms.