As if being a part of the Houston Astros was not bad enough, Alex Trebek even thinks they were terrible this year.

Now living in Texas, I think we all saw how awful the Houston Astros were this year. As if finishing the season with a league-worst 51-111 record, the nationally-televised game show Jeopardy! made fun of them during a recent episode.

Answer: The large valve used to control wellborge fluids on oil rigs is this "preventer"; The Astros could have used one.

Question: What is a "blowout preventer."

Ouch, poor Houston. Hopefully that first draft pick helps out with you guys getting out of the basement of the AL West. Actually getting out of the basement of the entire major league.