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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 6th, 2018

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MLB: Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Astros News

Justin Verlander is among the finalists for the 2018 AL Cy Young (Houston Chronicle)
And I’m sure a question he has is who his battery mate will be in 2019 (The Athletic, $$$)
Would Houston do well to target Adam Jones this offseason? (Climbing Tal’s Hill)
He could join one or more of these value free agents next season if they do (House of Houston)
The loss of Sig Mejdal could spell trouble for the Astros’ future (12UP)
Let’s have a look at George Springer’s 2018 season (Texas Sports Nation)

Around the League

Finalists have been named for baseball’s major awards in 2018 (CBS Sports)
The Today’s Game Era ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame was also announced yesterday (
The Nats would do well to land a pitcher like Charlie Morton (MASN)
While the Yankees would like to keep Sabathia and Happ in pinstripes (NY Post)
Even though they’re definitely for sure and totally and completely out on Bryce Harper (Pinstripe Alley)
First it was the worst-called ball and now it’s the worst-called strike of 2018 (FanGraphs)
Has the evolution of baseball rendered it incapable of producing superstars? (Yahoo Sports)
Ponder that as you watch the 10 best baseball movies this winter (Coming Soon)