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Astros express interest in Aaron Harang?

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Clutch, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. Clutch

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Sources: <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23RedSox">#RedSox</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Twins">#Twins</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Astros">#Astros</a> all expressing trade interest in Harang, whom <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Rockies">#Rockies</a> acquired and designated for assignment yesterday.</p>&mdash; Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/321088262716395522">April 8, 2013</a></blockquote>
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    Harang was recently traded from the Dodgers to the Rockies.
     
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    His salary was almost entirely picked up by the Dodgers as I recall.
     
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    Also, my thoughts: Why?
     
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    Would rather have Borbon than Harang
     
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    Innings eater so our bullpen isn't overworked? Just my guess. Even if he sucks, he's the type of guy you can leave out there for 7 innings.
     
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    Ordinarily I'd agree, but this team is in dire need of arms, particularly in middle relief.
     
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    A guy like Jeremy Jeffress, who recently was DFA'd by the Blue Jays, sounds really intriguing to me. He'd instantly have the best stuff in the Astros' bullpen, although he'd certainly rival Rhiner Cruz for worst control.

    For more, here's Kevin Goldstein's take. Grain of salt... it's a report from 2010.
     

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