CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Nothing puts the current status of the Houston Astros in perspective better than the cover photo on their 2015 media guide.
There's Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, grimacing and holding his batting helmet high -- a fitting reminder of the Astros' glory days. Below, in Biggio's shadow, is young Jose Altuve, face of the Astros' future.
Hal Bodley is the senior correspondent for MLB.com. Follow him @halbodley on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.