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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 24, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Friday, October 24, 2016.

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Astros News

Verlander deal? Astros all-in? Why MLB hot stove could be trade-heavy | New York Post
There is a growing sense among executives that the trade market is going to be active this offseason

Houston Astros Free Agent Predictions :: Innings Eaters
I don’t think this year is one where the Houston Astros’ free agents get offered any qualifying offers.

MLB News

The Cubs are going to their first World Series in 71 years -
Sunday’s Say Hey, Baseball is enjoying all the Cubs-related celebration while being sad for the Dodgers, too.

The Cubs won the National League pennant because curses are dumb -
The Cubs are the best team, and they’re going to the World Series for a reason. The only surprising part about it is that we’re surprised.

Cubs lose Game 6 of NLCS in horrific fashion (prewrite do not publish) -
The Cubs blew a (number of runs) lead in Game 6, setting up a do-or-die Game 7 for the pennant.

2016 World Series schedule: Cubs vs. Indians -
The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians will meet in the 2016 World Series, each looking to snap a decades-old championship drought. Game 1 is Tuesday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland.