Alex Eisert is a Pinstripe Alley contributor and lifelong Yankees fan. His writing also regularly appears at FanGraphs and has previously shown up at Pitcher List and Sports Info Solutions. He's especially interested in how and why baseball players make decisions on the field, decision-making being something he struggles with in his own life.
The right-hander was enjoying a bounceback campaign before a waiver-wire bonanza.
The multi-tooled center fielder is reportedly on the market.
The opportunity to sign a 25-year-old superstar is seldom seen in free agency.
The manager may have stumbled upon something real.
The veteran looked lost in the first half, though he was able to salvage his year somewhat with a late-season resurgence.
The closer was more consistent this season, but still faltered a bit in the second half.
The slambio-purveyor enjoyed a breakout season even considering his second-half slide.
The Astros fired the last salvo in a back-and-forth battle and will aim for their third consecutive AL pennant tomorrow.