Houston Astros fans have been haunted by some questionable deals in the past, but this one really stands above it all.
While Houston Astros have been able to document some memorable campaigns in recent years, marked of course by winning the 2017 World Series, the deal from 2015 continues to haunt them. No one has forgotten the deal to bring in Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers.
With Houston snagging the playoffs that season, the main office went ahead and went after these big names to try to help put things ahead. Instead, they never lived up to the hype, and the players the organization sent packing grew into real studs.
Houston will always regret trading Josh Hader as part of a 2015 deal
We’re sorry to have caused concern for you Astros fans, but those who have been eliminated are Josh Hader, Brett Phillips, Domingo Santana and Adrian Houser. That group collectively burned to look away from the team, but Hader really stood out.
The hard forehand not only has blossomed into a top talent, but he’s also considered one of the best pitchers in the game. Last season, Hader scored 34 saves and was elected to the All-Star Game for the third time in his career.
In 58.2 runs, Hader only allowed 25 hits and only eight runs earned. Whenever he’s been in trouble for the Brewers, fans can rest easy knowing he’ll take care of the business. That will continue for whenever he runs out of the cowshed.
What makes things worse here for Houston is that Gomez, at the center of that trade, hit 0.242 for the Astros after he joined the club. The four hosts did not live up to everyone’s expectations. Yes, this is a bad deal for the AL West side.
Oh, and Mike Fiers? He was seen as part of a billboard-stealing scandal.
https://fansided.com/2021/12/15/houston-astros-trade-aged-horribly-josh-hader/ This Houston Astros deal has aged terribly for the team