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08:23 AM ET 06.07 | The rebuilding has started in Houston, where the Astros are not only poised to sign the No. 1 pick, but also ready to play seller for MLB clubs with more realistic playoff hopes. For the team seeking a quality starting pitcher, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow is the man to see. If you're looking for a solid closer, Luhnow can help you there, too. Need some middle relief? Luhnow might have what you're looking for. ... [The] Astros have some veteran talent that could bring another infusion of young talent into the system. At the top of the list is closer Brett Myers, who has converted 14 of 15 save chances after being converted to the bullpen after back-to-back 200-inning seasons in the rotation.

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June 7, 2012  09:02 AM ET

.....joining the "big leagues" next year, stros are ahead of schedule and will be a good team under brad mills.....

June 7, 2012  09:02 AM ET

this guy is still in baseball??

June 7, 2012  09:17 AM ET

They seem to be using the Rays organizational model of building from within.

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June 7, 2012  09:54 AM ET

The only problem you have in buying one of their pitchers is most are journeyman pitchers with long tern contracts and salaries to match.

June 7, 2012  10:15 AM ET

This pitching breakdown is interseting and all but the real question is does anybody know where I can get cheap Gucci shoes?

June 7, 2012  10:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

This pitching breakdown is interseting and all but the real question is does anybody know where I can get cheap Gucci shoes?

Snake! I thought you was dead.

June 7, 2012  12:19 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

They seem to be using the Rays organizational model of building from within.

Rays, KC, Pirates are all using this model. It's the new Moneyball strategy.

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June 7, 2012  12:53 PM ET
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The soft league with DH's so their pitchers don't have to bat and perhaps face a retaliatory plunking?Congratulations, you have graduated! I now confer the title of EXCEEDINGLYstupidmoron upon you, wear it well!

Soft league, with the soft ERA, pitchers "hit", easy outs, soft league.

June 7, 2012  01:43 PM ET

It is the Astros. Ten years from now, they will still be an average AAA team. Plus, their new owner agreed to move to the American League. Nice for the fans, huh? They should be folded.

June 7, 2012  01:46 PM ET

Article should read - "The rebuilding has RE-started in Houston"

They've been bad for 5 years now (short when compared to the Pirates) - but the way they've been hemorrhaging MLB talent in recent years they should have been further along.

June 7, 2012  01:49 PM ET

The Astos are going to be one tough club and anyone who thinks anything else is in for a rude awakening, They will Flourish in The AL.

June 7, 2012  02:39 PM ET
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Article should read - "The rebuilding has RE-started in Houston"They've been bad for 5 years now (short when compared to the Pirates) - but the way they've been hemorrhaging MLB talent in recent years they should have been further along.

They didn't do it right...

June 7, 2012  02:40 PM ET

I see him in a Boston uni...Mills will give the Sox a hometown discount

June 7, 2012  02:41 PM ET
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The Astos are going to be one tough club and anyone who thinks anything else is in for a rude awakening, They will Flourish in The AL.

You are hallucinating again, put down the bath Salts...
They will struggle for some time in the AL, until they actually improve, if they actually improve.

June 7, 2012  03:02 PM ET
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It is the Astros. Ten years from now, they will still be an average AAA team. Plus, their new owner agreed to move to the American League. Nice for the fans, huh? They should be folded.

They'll be the negative image of the Rangers

June 7, 2012  03:03 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

The Astos are going to be one tough club and anyone who thinks anything else is in for a rude awakening, They will Flourish in The AL.

Dag put down the blunt and step away bro.

 
June 8, 2012  10:44 AM ET

New ownership, new GM. Don't blame the last 5 years on them. That would be like blaming the years of Rangers losing on Jon Daniels and Nolan Ryan. The Astros let themselves get old while keeping the killer B's around. Then they hoped that they would get lucky with some washed up talent and that didn't work. They still have a good fanbase who are patient. A rebuild should work here. Cub fans need to learn to be patient so that they can rebuild also.

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