ASTROS ROUNDTABLE

Here's how Hinch will handle the bullpen come playoff time

With the playoffs right around the corner, Astros manager A.J. Hinch has some decisions to make regarding his bullpen.

Performance is not the only factor Hinch has to consider, he also has several players dealing with injuries.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank, Barry Laminack, and Raheel Ramzanali share their thoughts on how the roles in the bullpen will be handled.

POINT BLANK IS PRESENTED BY FITZ ROOFING

How the sign-stealing scandal impacts Cole's decision to return to the Astros

Composite photo by Jack Brame

The cheating allegations shine a bad light on the Astros organization, but how do the accusations affect the players themselves?

With Gerrit Cole currently deciding the direction his future will go, the allegations might throw off Houston's chances of bringing him back.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank and Raheel Ramzanali discuss if the cheating allegations make it less likely that Gerrit Cole will re-sign with the Astros. Point Blank is presented by Fitz Roofing