Sale of Houston Astros is Close, Fans Presumably Rejoice

Astros Almost Freed of Drayton: “Astros owner Drayton McLane has made substantial inroads in his attempt to sell the franchise, and he confirmed for MLB.com on Friday that Houston businessman Jim Crane is one of three parties who are far along in the process of negotiating a sale.” If you don’t understand why fans of the Houston Astros would be so overjoyed to hear such news, just click the link to the MLB article and look at the picture of Drayton McClane. It truly captures it all. [MLB]

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