Here's who the Astros should target to replace Gerrit Cole

With the World Series in the books, let's look ahead to free agency for the Astros.

There's a good chance Gerrit Cole won't remain in Houston, but there is another elite pitcher that the Astros might be able to sign.

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has the ability to opt-out of his contract, so ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank says the Astros should try to bring him to Houston this offseason. Point Blank is presented by Fitz Roofing.

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With news of the Texas Rangers being the 4th team this season to fire their manager, we have to wonder if they could turn their attention to Astros bench coach Joe Espada, who has interviewed for the Rangers job in recent years.

Plus, could the fear of losing Espada to the Rangers be enough reason for the Astros to part ways with Dusty Baker after the season?

Check out the video above as we discuss if this should be Baker's last season with Houston, whether they win the World Series or not.

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