Acccording to MLBtraderumors.com and Peter Gammons, it appears as if Bud Selig and Jim Crane have reached some sort of agreement. The Astros sale will be approved at the November ownership meetings and the Astros will move into the AL West at the beginning of the 2013 season.
Welcome to modern journalism. The extent of the report is here. So, if we want to add all of this up, essentially mlbtraderumors.com is basing their report off of 140 characters or less from Peter Gammons. That being said, Gammons is usually a credible source, so we’ll go with it. However, if something is wrong you know I’m simply passing on the news to you, as flimsy as it may be.
Crane’s First Job
Jim Crane’s first job as new owner will be to convince an angry and apathetic fan base that a move to the American League can be a good thing. Houston has been a National League city since 1921 when it first became a Cardinals affiliate. So, Crane has a credibility issue from the get go.
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