1.) Would you want the Astros to attempt to re-sign Justin Verlander? With Tommy John Surgery, the legendary ace is likely out until 2020. In a recent interview, Brent Strom talks about he believes Verlander will have a successful comeback at age 39. Verlander has always spoken about playing into in his 40s similar to Nolan Ryan, and it’s tough to ever doubt the future Hall of Famers ability. With that said, between TJ and age, there’s a significant risk factor.