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Astros Are All Set Without Andy Pettitte – Team Clearly Does Not Understand What “All Set” Means

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The Houston Astros have been virtually non-existent this off-season, and apparently their loudest move is going to be swearing off any kind of loud move.


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McLane also addressed the possibility that Pettitte could make a return to Houston as negotiations with the Yankees stalled. Pettitte also pitched for Houston from 2004-06.

“We’re pretty well set,” he said. “I don’t see us entering into the negotiations.” CBSSports.com Baseball.

Not pursuing Pettitte is one thing – the Astros’ payroll somehow already stands above $100 million, so I can understand the aversion to adding any more.

But all set?

The Astros are in VERY REAL danger of sending out Mike Hampton (yes, that Mike Hampton – the guy who only barely pitched last year) as their number four starter, and Russ Ortiz (yes, that Russ Ortiz – the guy who didn’t pitch at ALL last year) as their number five starter.


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All set? If you mean all set to lose every fourth and fifth day, then sure. All set. Hey, they can still put up a .600 winning percentage.


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Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor of Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.