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Over the course of the last few years, the "faithful" fans of the Houston Astros have been vastly dwindling.
The shopping list of Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow isn't nearly as long as it was a week ago as he and the team's top executives arrive at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort for the start of the Winter Meetings.
Team executives, scouts and agents will begin descending on the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the annual meetings after a busy week of signings and trades.
Astros bring back former Astros reliever Chad Qualls on a two year deal that includes a team option for 2016.
An impressive 63.3% ground ball rate and a FIP at 3.32 and a WAR at .5. Very glad to have him back, and a very solid addition.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the deal is three years and $30 million. The 6-foot-7 Feldman is a nine-year veteran who split 2013 between the Cubs and the Orioles, going 12-12 with a 3.86 ERA in 30 starts.
Had a chance to talk to former Orioles starter Scott Feldman on Friday before he boarded a plane and flew back to California from Houston.
For a team coming off three consecutive 100-plus-loss seasons, including a club-record 111 in 2013, the Astros aren't going to the Winter Meetings with a huge shopping list.
Sep 28, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano warms up before a game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Now that the furor has died down a bit after the winter armageddon that was Tuesday, let's see how the market stands right now.
Well, at least try to help them get ONE vote for the hall of fame. Deadspin bought a hall of fame vote, and Bagwell and Biggio are on the ballot! If they get above 50% of the vote they go on the official ballot! So help em out!
MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH Dexter Fowler understands the situation he is entering, and he embraces it.
While we got excited about all those new free agents hitting the market after Monday's non-tender deadline, Eno Sarris over at FanGraphs brings us right back down .
At some point, most progressive Astros fans encounter a certain journalist or online commenter.