- Jim Bowden, ESPN Insider
On Tuesday, I focused on the missing piece for every National League team heading in to spring training, and today we turn our attention to the American League.
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
Missing link: Pitching prospects
Solution: Trade 3B Matt Dominguez for prospects
The Astros are doing a masterful job of following the blueprint of general manager Jeff Luhnow, building through the draft and player development while mixing in a few veteran free agents who will have some trade value at the deadline.