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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 17th, 2018

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Astros News

Unsurprisingly, the Astros are working the phones in search of catching and pitching help this winter (MLB.com)
With Sonny Gray presenting himself as an interesting buy-low candidate (House of Houston)
But is there a package that could possibly land both Greinke and Goldschmidt? (Climbing Tal’s Hill)
Houston may have already had its dessert in the 2018 draft (KHOU 11)
The Astros will be hosting a Nutcracker-themed event at MMP this year (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

The grades are in for the Marlins’ new uniform and logo, and they’re not too shabby (SB Nation)
Same goes for the Marlins’ ask for Realmuto, which some clubs have described as “staggering” (MLB Trade Rumors)
World Series MVP Steve Pearce will spend another year in Beantown (Over the Monster)
While we’ll be seeing more of veteran catcher Jeff Mathis as he signs with the Rangers (MLB Daily Dish)
Here are a few of the bargain veterans still on the market, led by Mr. Charlie Morton (Sports Illustrated)
Don’t worry, the Mariners looked into those allegations of sexism and racism against themselves and found that everything’s totally cool (The Athletic, $$$)
The Yankees and A’s have discussed a trade that could send Gray back to the bay (Bleacher Report)
Kenley Jansen will have surgery on November 26th to correct his irregular heartbeat (ESPN)