• Winter meetings offer chances to mingle for Astros’ Luhnow

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 8, 2013
    Luhnow had just been hired as the team’s general manager at the winter meetings, and baseball’s Rule 5 draft was scheduled for the following morning. The Astros have the first pick on Thursday. Not everyone loves MLB’s winter meetings, which hit high gear Monday and finish Thursday in Orlando, Fla. At least part of the reason the Astros took Rhiner Cruz in 2011 was because of some last-minute work by one of Houston’s scouts. Every year, the Rule 5 draft makes available players who, one, are not protected ...
    Source: chron.com
    • Astros prepare for first pick in complex Rule 5 draft

      LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Two years ago, Jeff Luhnow and the Astros’ front office stayed up hours past midnight in Dallas. Luhnow had just been hired as the team’s general manager at the winter meetings, and the Rule 5 draft was scheduled for the followi…
      Source: chron.com

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