ASTROS ROUNDTABLE

Why setting the playoff rotation isn't as easy as it seems for Astros

The Houston Astros certainly have a terrific starting rotation. With so much talent on the ball club, it will be interesting to see how A.J. Hinch orders his starters come playoff time.

Both Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole could win the Cy Young Award this year, but which pitcher should the Astros start in Game 1 of the playoffs?

ESPN 97.5's John Granato, Lance Zierlein, and Raheel Ramzanali share their thoughts on how Hinch should order his starters for the playoffs.

Composite photo by Jack Brame

Many Houston fans are wondering what it would take for the Astros to bring Gerrit Cole back and sign him to a long-term contract.

Cole is represented by Scott Boras who is known for being one of the best agents when it comes to getting his clients paid.

ESPN 97.5's Charlie Pallilo and Raheel Ramzanali discuss what the Astros would have to do to come up with the money to pay Gerrit Cole and keep him in an Astros uniform.

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