3 reasons Tilman Fertitta trusts the Harden-Westbrook duo

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta appeared on ESPN 97.5 radio last week and talked about his expectations for the team this year.

Fertitta believes that the Rockets have a great chance at chasing a championship and expects a terrific season with the addition of Russell Westbrook.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank, Barry Laminack, and Raheel Ramzanali talk about Tilman's expectations and share their thoughts on how good they expect the Rockets to be this year. The Rockets Roundtable is presented by Texas Star Grill Shop.

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After Yordan Alvarez suffered an injury on Thursday from colliding into Jeremy Peña in short left field, many fans and media are questioning whether Alvarez should DH exclusively to keep injuries like this from happening.

While this may prevent injuries from happening in left field, there are numerous ways of getting hurt, such as running the bases, and we saw Alvarez miss some time recently with a hand injury from swinging the bat.

Plus, playing Yordan in left where he's at least an average outfielder, allows veterans like Michael Brantley and Jose Altuve to slide in the DH spot to get some much-needed rest over the course of the season. And there's an argument being made that Yordan is better at the plate when he's playing the field.

Be sure to check out the video above as we debate this hot topic!

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