For the Houston Astros, 2010 offers a clean slate and a chance at making a run towards the postseason; something they haven’t done in quite some time. But in order to make that run, there are several things the team must take into consideration and face.
For the past four years, the Astros have been flip flopping back and forth; struggling to maintain consecutive winning seasons, leaving fans to question and criticize more than they cheer and praise.
But despite the team being old and sometimes poorly managed—I’m talking to you Mr. Wade—the Astros can make a run if they find a way to hurdle some big time issues.
Think I’m crazy? Well, they thought the return of Larry Dierker was crazy after brain surgery and look at what he did with this team.
Let’s take a look at the five biggest issues facing the 2010 Houston Astros.