Here’s why landing a catcher might be more difficult than the Astros thought
The Astros had Willson Contreras as their top target in free agency, but watched him sign with the Cardinals this week.
Should this be a surprise? Martin Maldonado is still on the roster, so any free agent catcher knows they might not get to play as often as they like in Houston. Just ask Christian Vazquez who the Astros traded for at the trade deadline last season.
Will finding a catcher be a tougher task than the Astros expected with Maldy still under contract?
Plus, are the Astros really done spending for the most part, but just wanted fans to believe they were all-in on Contreras?
Check out the video above as we break it all down.
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