Originally Posted by cws05champ
Really....what is the point in spending money on bad or middling free Agents when you aren't even close to competing anyway? If they stock pile their money/invest it for future years in 2015 maybe they go out and spend more of that money. They are in a division with Tex/LAA, they have to pick a time they think they are ready to start spending money.
Agreed. This isn't the NFL where the money doesn't roll over. If the Astros were planning a complete rebuild, why spend an extra $20 million(to go from a 65 win team to a 69 win team) that can be saved to help a competing team in 4 years?