I think I'd have a much easier time trying to correctly interpret David Lynch's film Eraserhead than I would trying to understand what the Houston Astros front office is up to these days. For those not up on cinematic issues, Lynch has never publicly commented on the interpretation of his 1977 horror/fantasy/sci-fi/drama, only to say that of all the guesses fans have made, nobody's ever come close to its true meaning. I was under the strong impression that when the Jose Valverde rejected the Astros' offer of salary arbitration, the team would focus its energy on re-signing LaTroy Hawkins. The pitcher was coming off a 1-4 season where he had a 2.13 ERA and 11 saves in 65 appearances with the 'Stros. In the end, the 36-year-old Hawkins apparently didn't like Houston's offer of only a one-ye ...
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