It's time to address the Carlos Correa conundrum

When the Astros drafted Carlos Correa expectations couldn't be higher. Correa was compared to Alex Rodriguez and he was quickly viewed as the future face of the franchise after his rookie year. But that didn't exactly happen with Correa. Injuries slowed him down and Altuve continued to improve and become one of the best hitters in all of baseball while also collecting an AL MVP award in 2017. This year, Correa has become the most vocal player on the Astros, and his postseason performance has many fans thinking that a changing of the guard is occurring as Altuve passes the baton to Correa.

Be sure to watch the video as we discuss how Correa is viewed by the fans and the media, how much the Astros will have to pay Correa if they extend his contract, and how important keeping him in Houston is for the franchise especially with George Springer and Michael Brantley likely to leave in free agency.

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The Houston Astros haven't counted on their catchers to deliver much offensive production in recent years, with defensive specialist Martin Maldonado being their primary catcher for the last few seasons. But top hitting prospect Yainer Diaz is making a case to get more playing time behind the plate and at first, based on his ability to swing the bat.

Until recently, he hasn't been able to get any meaningful playing time. Even David Hensley, who was optioned to Sugar Land a few weeks ago, has more plate appearances than Diaz this season.

So how does manager Dusty Baker find more opportunities for Diaz? Should he use him more often as a DH, along with getting time at first base and catcher?

And what does that mean for Jose Abreu, Martin Maldonado, and to a lesser extent, former first round pick and Sugar Land Space Cowboy catcher, Korey Lee?

Plus, considering how good the Astros outfielders have been this year, does the team need to grab another bat before the trade deadline?

Don't miss the video above as we break it all down!

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