The offseason cannot arrive fast enough for eager Houston Astros fans waiting to see how Jeff Luhnow plans to shape the club going forward. Luhnow spent the days leading up to the trade deadline making a few bold moves, and more of the same should be expected this offseason.
The move to the American League creates a new roster element with the addition of the designated hitter. The Astros will also need to adjust to playing in higher-scoring games than they're used to.
The Astros will spend the offseason shaping the roster to fit in with the style of play in the American League. The roster should look significantly different in 2013. Fans shouldn't be surprised when the Astros make a few bold moves this offseason.
Here are three bold moves fans won't expect.