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5 options the Astros must consider if Cole doesn't return

With the likely departure of Gerrit Cole, the Astros may look to add another starting pitcher in free agency to take his place.

If history tells us anything, the Astros will target a pitcher that has traits similar to Charlie Morton and Gerrit Cole. Guys who throw hard with good breaking balls that pitching coach Brent Strom can develop.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank shares his thoughts on which pitcher the Astros should add in free agency to replace Cole. Point Blank is presented by Fitz Roofing.

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Rumor: Bill O'Brien may chase off another important Texans free agent

With the season in the rearview mirror, now is a great time to start looking at the key free agents the Texans need to sign long-term.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank shares his thoughts on which players the Texans need to make a priority to re-sign, and shares some concerns about players wanting to leave Houston so they don't have to deal with Bill O'Brien.

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