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Could Peter Solomon have trade value?

While being one of the older Astros pitchers to not have made his major league debut yet, right-hander Peter Solomon could have some trade value, as one of the more MLB-ready pitchers. The Astros could deal him away for a minor league infielder or younger, higher-rated pitcher, but this is all on my opinion of the needs deeper in the farm system. While having an ERA below 3.00 in his minor league career, there is no reason to put Solomon on waivers, but he has also never pitched past A+, which could be an issue since the minor league season has been pushed back.

We have seen the Astros use their young arms advanced before, but Solomon is a product of college baseball and should be reaching his major league debut sooner than later. If the Astros are really wanting to move onto a possible younger arms and adding depth now, Solomon could be seen on a waiver, but don’t expect him to be on it for too long.

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