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At some point Monday, MLB’s powers-that-be will almost certainly announce they’re moving the Astros’ series against the rival Rangers out of flood-ravaged Houston.The three-game series was scheduled to start Tuesday, but with Hurricane Harvey dumping unbelievable amounts of rain on Houston with much, much more still on the way there is obviously zero chance baseball can be played in the city this week. Why baseball chose to wait until Monday to make this announcement is a bit baffling, though considering the dire situation in Houston right now, that’s hardly the biggest i sue.MORE: Aaron Hicks emerges as key part of Yankees’ succe sAnd hopefully baseball announces that they https://www.tigersedges.com/detroit-tigers/kirk-gibson-jersey ‘re moving the next series out of Houston, too. The Mets are scheduled to be in town for a three-game series starting Friday; after that, the Astros are on a scheduled West Coast road trip that keeps them out of town until Sept. 15.And, honestly, whether Houston will be recovered enough to host baseball games even then is a legitimate question. The damage that Harvey has brought and continues to bring is beyond the scope of anything baseball has ever dealt with.Every option should be on the table, including a contingency plan for October.Again, it’s hard to imagine the extent of the devastation we’ll see when the waters finally recede, which won’t happen for weeks. Remember after Hurricane Katrina, the NBA’s Hornets had to play an entire season in Oklahoma City. It’s conceivable that the Astros who have e sentially had the AL West locked up for months now might have to host their home playoff games in Arlington, home of the Rangers.Look, the logistics of shifting this week’s series out of Houston are complicated, no doubt, but the decision is simple:They can’t play in Houston.So where should they play?It makes sense for the series with the Rangers to shift up the road to Arlington, which has gotten a taste of Hurricane Harvey but not enough to cause even a tiny percentage of the damage we’ve seen in Houston. As Harvey moves a bit east, the forecast for the Dallas metro area includes about 20 to 40percent chance of rain each of https://www.tigersedges.com/detroit-tigers/travis-wood-jersey the next couple of days.MORE: Tim Beckham no longer feels the need to prove himselfAnd how great would it be for MLB to give free tickets to any Texas residents who were forced to flee their homes? That would be an amazing gesture. And then the Astros could play three games against the Mets at Citi Field in New Nick Castellanos Jersey York.But throwing the Astros into true road-game situations isn’t ideal. As for other options, you’ll remember in 2008, the Astros were forced out of their stadium for Hurricane Ike, playing against the Cubs in Milwaukee, a neutral site (relatively speaking, considering Milwaukee is about an hour north of Wrigley Field).Also, instead of playing three games in Arlington and then three in New York, baseball should consider playing all six in one neutral location. That would certainly be easier on the players and their families. These teams are on the road for the next week: the Braves, Cardinals, Red Sox, Indians, Rays, Dodgers and A’s. Of those seven, Atlanta, St. Louis or Tampa Bay (with the dome) seem the most reasonable.There are no great answers to this difficult situation, but there is one right thing to do, which is moving these two series out of Houston.