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Astros Crawfish Boil: December 20th, 2018

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Astros News

MLB Now took a deeper look into what the Brantley signing means for Houston (MLB Video)
Who is a great addition for Houston, if he can stay healthy (Sports Illustrated)
Here’s the man himself talking about joining the Astros (Click 2 Houston)
Which is a move that puts question marks over a few names in Houston’s system (RotoGraphs)
Let’s look forward to what’s next for the Astros (Houston SportsMap)
Or we can take a look back at the top stories of 2018 (Texas Sports Nation)
Here’s a player that could be added to a possible Realmuto deal (House of Houston)
Maybe we’ll see him as part of the 2019 Astros caravan, which set cities and dates (ABC 13)

Around the League

A little bit of baseball history was made as the MLB, MLBPA, and Cuba have inked a deal to allow players to sign in the states without defecting (ESPN)
And maybe they’ll have the chance to go from Havana to Montreal in the future (CBS Sports)
Why not just make a new team with all the remaining free agents? (
Maybe it could trade for Kluber, who is apparently still on the trade block (MLB Trade Rumors)
Seems like the Cubs aren’t really making a big effort this offseason (Sports Illustrated)
Get ready to spend a few series at Seattle’s T-Mobile Park next season (KING5)
And, of course, fans had some things to say about the Mariners’ new stadium name (GeekWire)