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How Low Can The Astros Fall In 2013?

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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, left, and Marwin Gonzalez, right, dance as Jimmy Paredes, center, puts his arms on their shoulders during batting practice before an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Mets Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Kissimmee, Fla. | AP

A baseball scale of best to worst might start with a young, powerful Babe Ruth as the top and an actual baby with a child's souvenir bat at the bottom. The 2011 Astros would fall somewhere around 'toddler.' They took steps all by themselves, fell down only occasionally, and didn't soil their pants too often. Despite that, they were the worst team in baseball that season by a wide margin.

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