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Who is the best CATCH in Free Agency? - The Candidates

With Robinson Chirinos and Martin Maldonado no longer under contract, the Houston Astros are in the market for major league catching. We take a look at the 2019-20 Free Agent Catchers.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 20th, 2019

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Astros MiLB Position Review: Catcher

A review of the catcher position in the Astros minor league system

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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 19th, 2019

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Out of the Frame: The Effect of an Electronic Strike Zone on Catching

With the electronic strike zone coming to the minors in 2020, it is only a matter of time before its eventual implementation in the majors. When the robots arrive, catchers face a change in job description.

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Yordan Alvarez is named Rookie of the Year. Celebrate with one of the great Yordan Breaking T shirts

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Astros Open Forum: What are the highlights of the 2019 season?

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Talking Stros Podcast: Astros Offseason Talk

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Astros Crawfish Potluck: November 16th, 2019

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Talking Stros: Gerrit Cole Leads the Astros to Their 107th Win

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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 15th, 2019

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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 14th, 2019

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Josh James’ 2019 season in a nutshell

The Astros are starting to face the cold reality of free agency with this current core, but there are players to watch that’ll help mitigate the potential losses.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 13th, 2019

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Former Astro Mike Fiers accuses Astros of illegal sign-stealing during 2017 season.

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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 12th, 2019

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Free Agent Profile: Zack Wheeler

Garver, Grandal, Realmuto Top the 2019 Catcher Skills Spectrum Scores

Backed by a strong offensive season, Robinson Chirinos registered as the number 6 overall catcher in mhatter106’s weighted overall catcher skills spectrum scores.

Yordan Alvarez unanimously voted Rookie of the Year

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 11th, 2019

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Making a Case for A.J. Hinch as Manager of the Year

2019 once again will not be the year for the Astros’ skipper to finally win, but given the strangeness of the award, maybe it should have been

Astros Crawfish Potluck: November 9th, 2019

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Annual SBNation Offseason Simulation - Houston Astros

In the Annual SBNation Offseason Simulation overseen by Max Rieper of Royals Review, devo3366 was given control of the Houston Astros. Here's what happened.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 8th, 2019

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All My Children: Front Office Changes for the Crane and Ryan Families

Front Offices changes a go-go with new roles for Jared Crane and Reid Ryan, a departure of Nolan Ryan, and a possible additional movement in Jeff Luhnow’s staff.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 7th, 2019

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The Curious Case of Kyle Tucker’s 131st At-Bat

You never forget your 131st, and by that I mean Kyle Tucker’s career 131st at-bat that ended his 2019 season, making him ineligible for the 2020 Rookie of the Year award. Let’s examine that final at-bat where innocence was lost.

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 6th, 2019

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