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Houston Astros: Seven Major League Trade Assets

Joe Fernandez
HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 18: General manager James Click and manager Dusty Baker Jr. #12 talk at Minute Maid Park on April 18, 2022 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 18: General manager James Click and manager Dusty Baker Jr. #12 talk at Minute Maid Park on April 18, 2022 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) /
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The Houston Astros have had a hot start to the season. After going 7-9 in their first 16 games, they have since gone 17-5 as of this writing including an 11-game winning streak.

They’ve played well in every aspect of the game from defense to hitting to pitching. The pitching in particular has been outstanding throwing six shutouts in their last 16 games.

The Houston Astros have a lot of depth in two areas on the major league level that they could trade from to improve their roster in preparation for October.

It’s never too early to look ahead to the playoffs to see what moves you could make that separate you from other World Series contenders. With that in mind the Astros have plenty of assets that are already in the major leagues they could use to make small or large additions to their roster. Here is a list of the potential Astros trade bait that doesn’t include their minor league prospects.

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