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Astros Crawfish Boil: February 3, 2016

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Astros News

Organizational report: Flush with talent, Astros future bright
The Astros went 86-76, finishing two games behind the Texas Rangers in the American League West but earning a wild-card playoff berth.

Astros Collin McHugh preparing for 2016 |
HOUSTON -- The success of the Astros' starting rotation a year ago wasn't a one-man show, despite the terrific season turned in by American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel. As great as Keuchel was in 2015, he had quite the sidekick in right-hander Collin McHugh, who finished second to the lefty in the AL with 19 wins. In fact, McHugh (19-7) and Keuchel (20-8) are just the second pair of Astros teammates in franchise history to record at least 19 wins in the same season.

Houston Astros 'Tanking' In Recent Years Concerns Owners Regarding Future Of Baseball
'Tanking' is a popular term used throughout the NBA regarding teams that set themselves up for failure in order to obtain better draft picks. It's now becoming an issue in the MLB and the league's owners are concerned.

MLB News

The White Sox and Rangers want Dexter Fowler -
Tuesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes Dexter Fowler rumors, a time for change outside Fenway, and Orioles news both good and bad.

The teams built to win now, and the teams built to win later around baseball -
And there are at least a couple teams that are built to do both.

Does the Mets' Double-A affiliate realize what 'Netflix and Chill' means? -
Hm ...