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shuke33
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Member since Nov 2010
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Yankees or Astros


Which season looks more bleak this year?

And if you were a GM which franchise would be easier to re-build?







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PurpleAndGold86
LSU Fan
Houston, TX
Member since Jun 2012
9985 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


quote:

Yankees or Astros

quote:

Which season looks more bleak this year?

Is this a serious question?






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Vicks Kennel Club
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Fire Jurgen
Member since Dec 2010
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re: Yankees or Astros


Astros are far worse.

Yankees are far easier to rebuild.

Stupid thread.






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NorthshoreTiger76
LSU Fan
Madisonville LA
Member since May 2009
34522 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


Yankees won't lose 100 games





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tduecen
Tulane Fan
The internet
Member since Nov 2006
103512 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


Yankees will get Tex, Jeter, and Granderson back next month.... they alone improves team by 100%

Yankees also have more money to spend (despite them reducing payroll) and they will spend it when needed.


Dumb question






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Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Five Oh Four
Member since Feb 2005
79285 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


can we do a payroll comparison?





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alabamabuckeye
Alabama Fan
Snooki want Smush Smush
Member since Jun 2010
15502 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


quote:

Yankees or Astros

Which season looks more bleak this year?

And if you were a GM which franchise would be easier to re-build?


You don't even pay attention to baseball, do you?






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madcap
Member since Mar 2013
1380 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


Dont forget the Marlins.





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alabamabuckeye
Alabama Fan
Snooki want Smush Smush
Member since Jun 2010
15502 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


(no message)


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Quidam65
Florida Atlantic Fan
Q Continuum
Member since Jun 2010
8653 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


1. Yankees. The Astros weren't going to be competitive anyway and at least they don't have eleventy billion tied up in players on the DL. There's no guarantee that Jeter or Rivera can come back effectively at their ages, and A-Rod may never play again period. Teixeira isn't a spring chicken either.
2. Astros. They can do several things this season:
a) Find out who on their roster has MLB talent and who doesn't.
b) Grab tons of cheap waiver claims and cheap unclaimed free agent signings (Brian Wilson can use work right now) and, if they pan out, flip them for prospects to re-stock the farm system.



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JEAUXBLEAUX
LSU Fan
Bayonne, NJ
Member since May 2006
44598 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


The Astros fans expect nothing so anything will be OK. Yankees fans are all spoiled and when they flounder no one will go and they will fire Gerardi. Their players are as old as me.





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Waffle House
Virginia Fan
NYC
Member since Aug 2008
2177 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


Relative to fan expectations you could make an argument that it is the Yankees, but even then, you can't make strong assumptions based on 2 games. If they wanted, the Yankees could turn over almost their entire roster during the season.





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Ostrich
Oklahoma Fan
Austin
Member since Nov 2011
3910 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


Homer alert





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Lsuhoohoo
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University of Louisiana Ragin Cajun
Member since Sep 2007
29467 posts
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re: Yankees or Astros


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Astros are far worse.


Yes.

quote:

Yankees are far easier to rebuild.



Yankees are stuck with a bunch of shite contracts for old players. Astros have jack shite committed long term. Astros are easier to rebuild. Yankees have it easier if you want to throw money at a problem.






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Quidam65
Florida Atlantic Fan
Q Continuum
Member since Jun 2010
8653 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


quote:

Homer alert


I'm from DFW and follow the Rangers. Don't care about the Astros all that much. But they don't have eleventy billion tied up in long-term deals with aging players.






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TXGunslinger10
LSU Fan
Houston, TX
Member since Jun 2011
11152 posts

re: Yankees or Astros


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Yankees have it easier if you want to throw money at a problem.


I believe that's their motto. I think it's hanging above their logo in the front office.






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Vicks Kennel Club
USA Fan
Fire Jurgen
Member since Dec 2010
18705 posts
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re: Yankees or Astros


quote:

Yankees are stuck with a bunch of shite contracts for old players. Astros have jack shite committed long term. Astros are easier to rebuild. Yankees have it easier if you want to throw money at a problem.

Your opinion is totally wrong.






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Lsuhoohoo
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Member since Sep 2007
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re: Yankees or Astros


Except that it's not. Sorry.





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