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Monday, March 24, 2008
Updated: March 27, 3:38 AM ET
Fan preview: Astros

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More than 6,200 people who have registered with ESPN.com indicate they are Astros fans. Below are some of their predictions and thoughts about the upcoming season.

Click on the fan's name or message board thread title to read the full entry and to respond.

Fan blogs
bkg1010
A new-look team for sure. With so many changes and new players, will the Stros be abe to contend? No October ball last year; what about October this year?
-- bkg1010

The Astros lost too much to be a player in the NL Central, and the Pirates are just flat out brutal.
-- armstead98_1998

Astros: I don't believe in Valverde. After Oswalt who do they have? Lineup is good, but can't produce the sufficient run support.
-- bwilli25

Baseball is still as American as our flag, our faith and apple pie.
-- WarrioroftheChiefsGridiron

From the message boards
Top 50 players
29. Josh Beckett
30. Alfonso Soriano
31. Roy Oswalt
32. Lance Berkman
33. Mark Texiera
34. Jonathan Papelbon
-- Sloenik

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