The Houston Astros will be entering the American League next season as fresh and new as an organization can be.
In the past year, they have changed ownership, general manager and will be picking a new manager in the coming months. In addition, with an average age of 26.1, they have the youngest roster in Major League Baseball.
GM Jeff Luhnow has been making all the right moves by putting together a solid front-office staff and adding quality players to an improving farm system. However, none of this will matter if the wrong guy is selected to lead the Astros from the dugout.
Here are the top five candidates to fill the manager position.