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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 16th, 2019

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Tampa Bay Rays v Houston Astros Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Astros News

Collin McHugh recently joined MLB Network to chat about his podcast, among other things (MLB Network)
Forrest Whitley is the top pitching prospect in baseball, and here’s how that happened (The Athletic, $$$)
But even with such a bright future, the Astros should remain patient with him (Call to the Pen)
A lesser-known Astros pitching prospect is Peter Solomon, who is profiled here (The Runner Sports)
Let’s keep up the prospect review and have a peek at OF Ross Adolph (Climbing Tal’s Hill)

Around the League

Roy Halladay’s baseball legacy is cemented as he will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame on his first ballot (CBS Sports)
At the same time it looks as though Fred McGriff will be barred as he falls short in his final shot at the Hall (CBS Sports)
Former baseball great John Wetteland has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a child (Houston Chronicle)
Yasmani Grandal’s contract with the Brewers is a bigger deal than it would seem (Fancred Sports)
At least one baseball exec thinks that the White Sox may be able to reel in Manny Machado this offseason (Yahoo Sports)
Melvin Upton has once more assumed the mantle of ‘B.J.’ (Sports Illustrated)
The new Spider-Man trailer reveals that Peter Parker is still a Mets fan after all these years (CUT4)