There’s a point in every offseason when people stop looking back at last year and start looking forward to the next. When fans of any given team start to employ some mental spackle to make all of those holes in the roster disappear. That point where hope starts to spring eternal. We have officially reached that point:
OK, no more negatives. No more whining about how the Astros have taken a step back in the off-season.
I am officially convinced your 2009 Houston Astros will be unstoppable on their way to the World Series. They are the best team in the Central Division. Once they get in the playoffs, we all know anything can happen. This will be their year.
The assumptions upon which the author’s conclusion rests are only slightly more plausible than those which must occur before me being asked to replace Christian Bale in the next Batman movie. And for that matter, they’re only slightly more plausible than the next Batman Movie being called “Batman 3: Wrath of Kahn.”