Astros, Rockies ready for free agency? 

October, 21, 2013
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For any teams who made a bid for Jose Abreu and fell short, there certainly may be reason for disappointment. However, for the Houston Astros and Colorado Rockies, the fact they were in the mix at all suggests a willingness to spend some money for the 2014 season -- and once the free agent market opens for business, both of these teams could choose to make a splash.