Astros GM James Click recently gave Pressly a vote of confidence. To this point, it seems the veteran righty will close games for Houston next year.
Martín Maldonado was the Astros’ best hitter with runners in scoring position, while other regulars struggled heavily at the plate in those scenarios.
Puig’s name is often linked to problems off and on the field, but he could be a short-term solution for Houston considering how productive he can be.
The young Cuban was a big offensive boost for the team in 2019, when he won the AL Rookie of the Year award. That’s the Yordan they need back in their lineup.
The 25-year-old Dominican was effective out of the ‘pen in 2020, but the Astros could take advantage of his experience as starter in the Minors.
This will be one of the most interesting questions for the Astros going forward into 2020. Let’s take a look!
Kyle Tucker exploded in 2020, not in 2021. His era in Houston, fortunately, began a year earlier than expected.
With George Springer gone, Alex Bregman might be the number one candidate to occupy the first spot of the lineup in 2021.
While George Springer remains as a free agent, the Astros are taking a look at other center-field alternatives.
Ryan Pressly saved 12 games in 2020 for Houston, but he’s been more efficient as a setup throughout his career. The team has some months left to decide what to do.