Friday, April 3, 2009

New York Magazine would not bet on the Astros.

More predictions as they're the easiest column-filler in the business (outside of commenting on Hall of Fame election results and "Who I voted for..."). These, from New York Magazine's Will Leitch:

Houston Astros: 40 to 1
Every year, the Astros batten down the hatches and make One Last Run with their veteran core, and every year they fall short. With a desperately thin farm system and no rotation outside of the graying Roy Oswalt, the next Last Run will be to stave off the Reds for fourth place in the NL Central. Exciting! Good bet? No.


"Graying Roy Oswalt?" Ouch. Here are their predics for the NLC:
Chicago
St. Louis (and giving them the Wild Card)
Milwaukee
Cincinnati
Houston
Pittsburgh

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