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

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

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3 factors that impact the Astros' strategy on the trade market

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow has pulled off some big trades over the last couple of years. This offseason, sure the Astros traded Jake Marisnick, but fans shouldn't expect any huge moves being made. However, there might be some more realistic options out there for the Astros to pursue, especially if it involves moving Josh Reddick.

ESPN 97.5's Charlie Pallilo and Raheel Ramzanali share their thoughts on possible trade options and strategies for the Astros.

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