Found December 08, 2011 on Yahoo! Sports:
New Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow is confident he can turn the Astros into a winner. That doesn't mean he expects the turnaround to be swift for a team that finished with the worst record in baseball last season at 56-106. Luhnow was a vice president with the St. Louis Cardinals last season. He takes over for Ed Wade, who was fired late last month in the first major move by new Astros owner...
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