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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 19th, 2018

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MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Astros News

In their first move of the offseason, the Astros shore up their utility man situation by trading for Aledmys Díaz (Mission Control)
Who is basically a cheaper version of Marwin Gonzalez (SportsMap Houston)
Meaning that the Astros will pace their trust in the versatility of him and his Cuban countryman Yuli Gurriel (El Nuevo Herald, en español)
But they just might need Tony Kemp if they really want to replace Marwin (Call to the Pen)
They also don’t seem to be done with the trade market as they look around for starting pitchers (MLB Trade Rumors)
Or will it be Realmuto that the Astros make their next move for? (Marlin Maniac)
Here are at least three prospects the Astros should be willing to part with in a trade (House of Houston)

Around the League

Would the Yankees do well to try and land Dallas Keuchel? (SNY)
That’s not the only tough call as teams are still deciding non-tender candidates (Forbes)
Here are five reasons why the Orioles should be stoked to have Mike Elias as their new GM (Canmden Chat)
While some people are less-than-stoked about Michael Wilbon’s Cy Young take (NESN)
Which is just one more reason why the Win should be put to bed (NY Post)
The Tampa Bay Rays have taken another step towards actually playing in Tampa (FOX 13)
Surprise, AZ is getting ready to demolish the first baseball field in that city (AZ Central)
Ichiro is a man of both generosity and brevity (CUT4)