Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Ken Rosenthal plays mind games

In a column filed today, Ken Rosenthal admits the "train wreck" comment may have been a bit hasty. Regard:

"I had the Astros pegged as a "potential train wreck," but one rival executive notes that they played much better late in the spring, going 11-4 after their 1-16-3 start. The same executive says he was "totally shocked" by the improvement in right-hander Russ Ortiz, who looked the way he did in his best years with the Giants and Braves, giving every indication that he could be a quality No. 4 starter...