The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.
Will San Diego's approach alienate fans? Can the Phillies contend in the NL East? Answers to these, and plenty more.
Jeff Kent left. Lance Berkman got hurt. Carlos Beltran skipped town. It's enough to make the Astros faithful lose faith.
New Astros GM Tim Purpura now has to figure out how to keep Carlos Beltran and Roger Clemens.
Jimy Williams appears headed for the unemployment line with the Astros underachieving in the NL Central.