Luhnow conducts year-end interviews with players

Luhnow conducts year-end interviews with players

CHICAGO -- Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow met with 12 players Monday, both at the team's hotel in the morning and in the dugout at Wrigley Field prior to the game against the Cubs, in the first of three days of season-ending interviews.

"It's an exhausting process, but it's very worthwhile," Luhnow said. "It's a good opportunity for them to kind of recap the year and for me to give them my perspective and hear what their goals are for the season going forward. It's been good."

It was a chance for the players to talk about their performance this season and where they stand in the organization heading into next year.

"I learned something from every single one of them," Luhnow said. "That's important. I learned a lot about what's going in the clubhouse and how everybody is feeling and whether or not people are planning to play this offseason or what their goals are for next year."