Is Carlos Lee a Hall of Famer?

Is Carlos Lee a Hall of Famer?

Carlos Lee He’s never really been recognized as elite, though, and has only three All-Star appearances and no top-10 MVP finishes. Those who are fans of WAR will point out that a career WAR of 25.2 is just barely All-Star-caliber, let alone Hall of Fame-worthy.

What happened to Carlos Lee?

He was traded to the Marlins in early July for Matt Dominguez and Rob Rasmussen. He retired after the season with career totals of 2,273 hits, 469 doubles, 358 homers and 1,363 RBIs. He compiled 8.8 WAR in his time with the Astros, a figure that was dragged down by his defense.

Who did the Astros trade?

The Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners might be AL West rivals, but they hooked up for a four-player trade Tuesday. The Astros sent infielder Abraham Toro and right-handed reliever Joe Smith to the Mariners for righty relievers Kendall Graveman and Rafael Montero, the teams have announced.

What players did the Astros lose in 2021?

The Astros, having played all year without Justin Verlander and losing ace Lance McCullers Jr. to an injury after the American League Division Series, simply ran out of pitching in the Fall Classic against a red-hot Braves club.

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Are McGwire and Sosa in the Hall of Fame?

Under normal circumstances, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire would likely both have been first-ballot Hall of Famers. While he may have lost the ’98 race to Mark McGwire, he won the overall battle, belting 609 career home runs, good for ninth on the all-time list. Those are easily Hall of Fame-worthy numbers for both.

Who did the Astros signed in the offseason?

The Astros tendered contracts to their three arbitration-eligible players: shortstop Carlos Correa, starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. and utility infielder Aledmys Díaz. They are considered signed players for 2021 at a salary to be determined.

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