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The Astros priority should be upgrading the bullpen

The Astros will have some pitchers to replace this year with Lance McCullers recovering from elbow surgery and Charlie Morton signing with the Rays. Astros owner Jim Crane joined ESPN 97.5 last week and said Dallas Keuchel might still be an option for Houston, even though he is currently a free agent. Keuchel affects the team in several ways because the Astros may look to fill his spot in the rotation by moving relief pitchers into a starting role. But that type of move would leave the Astros with some spots to fill in the bulllpen. How should the Astros proceed? Check out the video and find out.

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How playing in Houston impacts Yordan Alvarez’s Rookie of the Year candidacy


The year that Yordan Alvarez is having for the Astros is quite astonishing, and he seems likely to win the American League Rookie of the Year.

Houston fans certainly know what he can do, but is he getting the respect he deserves nationally?

ESPN 97.5's Fred Faour and A.J. Hoffman discuss Alvarez's incredible season and debate if he is getting the attention he deserves. Quick Hits is presented by Texas Star Grill Shop.