Houston Astros Should Get Craig Biggio To Become Manager Soon

By Andy Schmidt
Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 MLB season will definitely be one of change for the Houston Astros during their transition from the National League to the American League. It is quite possible that the Astros will have the worst record in the league this season with the lack of talent on the roster.

I really think that there is one former Astros player that needs to come back into the organization, and I think he would shake things up and bring fans back to the ballpark. Houston needs to hire Craig Biggio to become the team’s manager.

Biggio is busy right now being a high school manager in Texas. His kids are on the team he is coaching, so it likely isn’t going to happen this season. But after his kids graduate, Houston needs to make a call to Biggio and see if he would be interested.

I know that the Astros just hired Bo Porter to be their manager this off-season, but what are the fans going to do if Houston loses 110 games this season? They won’t be coming out to Minute Maid Park in all likelihood, so the team needs someone out there who is a fixture in the Houston community and someone that the fans want to see again.

This will be a hard sell, but the talent in Houston is lacking, and maybe someone like Biggio can find the positives in these players. I know I would do whatever I could to get a player who had 3,000 hits and who played for the same team for 20 years to come back to that team to manage.

Andy Schmidt is a columnist/writer for RantSports. Follow him on Twitter @ASchmidtSports, like his Facebook page or add him to your network on Google.

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