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Astros Crawfish Boil: December 3rd, 2021

One weird phenomenon of labor disputes is the sudden appearance of out of shape internet users who argue that professional sports are pretty much the same as little leagues

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The Lockout Is Here, So What’s Next?

The long winter begins.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: December 2nd, 2021

Get ready for a couple of months of hearing from a bunch of billionaires about how terrible it is that baseball players want to make more money

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Astros MiLB Position Review: Third Base

A review of the third base position in the Astros system

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As lockout looms large, it appears the Astros may have already made their biggest offseason moves

Beginning on Sunday, teams made a mad dash to sign many of the market’s top free agents in an effort to beat Wednesday night’s CBA buzzer. The Astros were not among them.

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Who’s Shipping Out? Which Players Under Control Might Be Trade Bait?

Expect some changes. But which ones?

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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 30th, 2021

The Rangers spending over $500MM so they can duke it out for 3rd place in the division sounds good to me

We Still Literally Love Jose Altuve

Five amazing new shirts that SCREAM Astros all the way.

The First Kyle Tucker Breaking-T Shirt is Here at Last

The first of many no doubt. Don’t miss out on #1.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 29th, 2021

I’m not even sure I remember what I actually do for a living anymore after a long weekend of crushing turkey sandwiches and refreshing free agent news

The Amazing Evolution of Jose Altuve. (But is he heading in the right direction?)

In 2011 who would have thought Jose would become one of the leading home run hitters in baseball?

Three New, Spot-On, Astros ALCS Breaking T Shirts.

What Time is it? Time to Framberize, and Yordan gonna Yordan

Offseason Check-In: Tyler Brown

Despite some ugly surface numbers in his pro debut, Brown impressed a lot of onlookers with his raw stuff and bat missing ability. Could he round out his game and rise the rankings in ‘22?

Nailed It: Off-Season Ramblings

Hebrew Hammer offers his take on the state of the Houston Astros and what he would do if he were GM.

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Totally Not Fake News: Time for “The Show”

Training time is over. The games are about to be played for real…and for keeps.

Who’s Yordaddy? Yordan’s Your Daddy. Breaking T’s latest shirt is killer.

Just like Yordan’s bat. Get this one while you still can

Hop on the Big Orange Wagon. Another Great Breaking T Shirt

Celebrate the sluggingiest team ever. Our 2021 Houston Astros

Astros net Héctor Neris with a 2-year, $17 million contract

The ex-Phillies reliever brings his nasty splitter to Houston.

Fortunately for the Astros, José Altuve got back to his usual star levels in 2021

After a living a nightmare in 2020, the star second baseman went back to the elite!

Stagnant CBA negotiations could delay the Astros’ next big move

There are several high-quality position players available in free agency, and the Astros are expected to sign at least one... eventually.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 24th, 2021

May all your turkeys be cooked to perfection tomorrow

In the Arizona Fall League, Pedro León gave us a glimpse of what he can do when healthy

Once he found his rhythm at the plate, León was as productive as the Astros could’ve expected.

Astros MiLB Position Review: Second Base

A review of the second base position in the Astros system!

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 23rd, 2021

I now realize that I desperately need baseball games to occupy my time after spending hours researching how to buy a Capybara last night for some reason

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 22nd, 2021

As an Astros fan living in the Northeast, I am preparing myself for Thanksgiving by researching all instances of the Yankees and Red Sox being caught cheating

Starting Nine: How Do You Sign a Player Like Correa?

A roundtable discussion by the Crawfish Boxes staff on Correa’s free agency and the Astros.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 19th, 2021

Angels add Thor to MVPs Trout and Ohtani while AJ Hinch wines and dines Carlos Correa

For the Astros, it’s either re-signing Carlos Correa or waiting for Jeremy Peña

Will they bring back the star shortstop or give an opportunity to the rookie?

Astros Bet on Past Performance and Assume Risk with Justin Verlander’s Return

This starting staff received its reinforcements in the form of a familiar face.

Justin Verlander is staying in Houston

The Astros re-signed their ace soon after he rejected the club’s qualifying offer.

The Coors Field conundrum aside, Trevor Story could satisfy the Astros’ need for a shortstop

The ex-Rockies shortstop could land in Houston this winter.

Three affordable starting pitching options for the Astros in the FA

Besides trying to re-sign Carlos Correa, the Astros need to cover some holes in their starting rotation.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 16th, 2021

Correa should stop talking to other teams because it makes it very difficult to remain blindly positive of his return to the Astros

Astros MiLB Position Review: First Base

A quick review of the first base position in the Astros system.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 15th, 2021

Correa, Astros get top defensive awards

Catching Position Sudden Strength of System

Entering the 2019 draft, catcher was seen as one of the shallower positions in the Astros’ system. In a relatively short time frame, that has changed rapidly.

In the postseason, Phil Maton showed how good he can be

After being inconsistent in the regular season, Maton flashed his quality in the postseason.

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