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Astros Crawfish Boil: February 9, 2016

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Astros News

Jason Castro, Houston Astros argue salary arbitration case over $250K
Catcher Jason Castro and the Houston Astros argued their salary arbitration case, despite a difference of only $250,000.

First Pitch Luncheon features Astros broadcaster Bill Brown - MCC
Houston Astros broadcaster Bill Brown will be the featured speaker at the annual First Pitch Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Ferrell Center, which is presented by the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce.

Astros' Interleague Slate a Threat to 2016 Chances - TKB
No one called the Astros’ 2015 playoff run lucky, but there was one advantage Houston had last season that likely won’t materialize again in 2016...

2016 Houston Astros Preview & Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep | FOX Sports
Houston's double-play combo can carry your fantasy team.

MLB News

It's not just the Dodgers and Yankees who will be interested in Bryce Harper -
Do the Yankees and Dodgers have payroll room to add Bryce Harper in three years? Sure, but so does just about everyone else.

Yulieski Gourriel, Lourdes Gourriel Jr. defect from Cuba - MLB Daily Dish
The Gourriel brothers have reportedly defected from Cuba and are looking for major league deals.

The Red Sox offseason could take them from worst to first - MLB Daily Dish
The Boston Red Sox were an unlikely last-place team in 2015. Thanks to a savvy offseason, they are poised to bounce back in 2016.

Why did Andrew Cashner struggle in 2015? - Beyond the Box Score
With renewed trade rumors surrounding the Padres' starting pitcher, let's examine what might have contributed to Andrew Cashner's inconsistent 2015 season.

The Chiefs are jealous the Royals and Panthers are being chummy on Twitter -
The Chiefs are jealous!