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Carlos Lee Needs To Start Strong To Get Out Of Houston

Hat tip to Astros County for this one, as Jeff Luhnow talks to Jon Paul Morosi about what Carlos Lee needs to do to get moved. Those first 50 games will be a big part of that.

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That reminds me of one of the funniest parts of Astros FanFest on Saturday. Larry Dierker was talking on a panel about the 50th anniversary plans. Somehow, he got on the topic of Carlos Lee and just started shredding him. He said Carlos looks "casual" on the field, said that if he doesn't have a good season, no team in the league would sign him and said that even when Carlos is in the "best shape of his life," he'd still be overweight.

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Ouch.

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Afterwards, as us in the audience tried to catch our breath from laughing so hard, Alyson Footer said, "Do you see why reporters loved covering Dierk when he was manager?" Yes, yes we do...

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