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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 27th, 2018

Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around

League Championship Series - Boston Red Sox v Houston Astros - Game Three Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Astros News

Baseball America has released their list of the Astros’ top 10 prospects (Baseball America, $$$)
They also released a chat surrounding said prospects (Baseball America)
Some of those prospects might just fit into their plan to improve on 103 wins (Sports Illustrated)
At the very least, that list gives the Orioles an idea of what to expect from new hire Mike Elias (Baltimore Sun)
Though a World Series berth would have been better, I’m sure the $154,000 playoff share will help to dry some Astros tears (Houston Chronicle)
Here’s a quick look at Houston’s pursuit of an outfielder as well as some other hot stove notes (MetsMerizedOnline)

Around the League

Atlanta made a splash by signing Josh Donaldson to a one-year contract yesterday (MLB.com)
And that gamble was a no-brainer for the Braves (Sports Illustrated)
They also brought home Brian McCann, who will probably end his career where it started (Yahoo Sports)
Who then promptly started passing out secrets to the press at his news conference (CUT4)
All this has Atlanta turning up the heat on the Hot Stove season (RotoGraphs)
Which might feature a Robinson Cano trade if the Mariners can find a suitor (MLB Trade Rumors)
Or maybe even a Bumgarner one if someone offers the Giants the right package (MLB Trade Rumors)
For baseball teams and their payrolls, sharing the wealth is the road map to success (538 Sports)
Kenley Jansen has successfully undergone heart surgery and is in good spirits (ESPN)
Here’s a full rundown of the playoff shares awarded this season (NBC Sports)