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Astros Close On Runelvys Hernandez

Brian McTaggart of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros are close to a one-year deal with starter Runelvys Hernandez.  Hernandez will turn 30 in April.  He spent 2007 in Triple A with the Pirates, Yankees, and Red Sox organizations.

None of this seems terribly interesting, but the article also says Hernandez got on a strict training regimen.  Now that he's in shape, he's reportedly hitting 97 on the gun (sounds like agent-speak to me).  I'll believe it when I see it.  But Hernandez chose the right team in the Astros, as they're hurting for starting pitching.  It's not a done deal yet; he's having some last minute discussions with other clubs.  McTaggart says the Rangers, Pirates, Phillies, and Reds have all shown interest. 


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