The Houston Astros head into the 2012 season as the underdogs to capture the 2012 NL Central title. As the St Louis Cardinals finished their 2011 surge with a World Series title, the Astros have a long way to getting to where they want to be.
With a very young lineup heading into the 2012 season, Houston has a lot to look forward to in future years. However, many fans are not too keen on looking toward the future. It is for these fans that we will look toward the 2012 season and predict how each projected starter will fare in this coming season.