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.

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The NFL Draft is only two weeks away and the Houston Texans have been the subject of countless draft rumors.

The rumor gaining the most steam lately involves the idea that the Texans will pass on quarterback at No. 2 and select a defensive player or trade down.

Be sure to check out the video above as we lay out all the reasons we should disregard the noise and prepare for the Texans to draft CJ Stroud or Bryce Young at No. 2 overall.

Plus, how ownership will play a role in the draft.

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