Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/7/12
The other day, I wrote an e-mail to a co-worker. This guy actually writes guest blog posts for the Houston Chronicle, so after reading one of his posts debating whether the Astros have “bottomed out” (I sure as hell hope this season is “bottomed out” status”) I shot back a long winded rant/response, summary of my feelings toward this season. I am tired of hearing Red Sox fans whine about this season’s “disaster” or the Yankees moan about their collapse… or any other team complaining about how bad things are. The Astros are in serious danger of not even eclipsing 50 wins… 50… 50!!!!! Damn it this is just pissing me off… Here’s the e-mail… “I’m in the category of fan who believes that as painful as this season has been, it’s a necessary evil. We need to bottom out. I never thought last year was the end. There were too many bloated salaries for veterans who I never really felt earned their pay (Wandy, Lee, Lyon and Myers). There is a reason the last three were available on the f
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