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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 16th, 2018

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Astros News

Verlander’s 2nd Place CY finish is still pretty impressive (Call to the Pen)
Especially considering that he might just be the most slighted CY candidate ever (The Athletic, $$$)
Along with all the reasons that Jeff Sullivan voted for him (FanGraphs)
But no matter what, at least Kate Upton isn’t upset about the results (CUT4)
Here are some random Astros offseason thoughts (History Earned)
The Astros’ new radio plans might just be a boon for fans (Texas Sports Nation)
If you want Alex Bregman in your senior photos, just ask (ABC 13)
Speaking of, him and Max Stassi recently passed out turkeys for the needy (

Around the League

Mookie Betts and Christian Yelich ran away with the MVP awards for their respective leagues (
Two other big winners yesterday were Rob Manfred and Fox TV, who both got contract extensions (KSN NBC)
MLB will also partner with DAZN to create a new live look-in show online (Sporting News)
The Marlins gave a sneak preview of their new logo and colors yesterday, with full uniforms to follow later today (Sports Illustrated)
Speaking of colors, you’ll start to see some new ones on cleats as the MLB and MLBPA agree to loosen restrictions (ESPN)
The Orioles and Nats are having a bit of a tiff over television rights (Fox Sports)
El Paso’s AAA ball club, the Chihuahuas, have revealed their 2019 jersey and logo (El Paso Times)