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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 17th, 2019

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Divisional Round - Cleveland Indians v Houston Astros - Game One Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images

Astros News

Tyler White recently called in to MLB Radio to talk about how he’s settling in with the Astros (MLB Video)
And he’ll have an excellent chance to settle into a world series ring next year according to Vegas (Houston Press)
The Astros Golf Foundation has revealed their new logo and the 2019 Houston Open dates (Mission Control)

Around the League

It was reported yesterday that the White Sox offered Manny Machado a 7-year, $175 million contract (MLB Trade Rumors)
Though Dan Lazano, Machado’s agent, denied the rumors in no uncertain terms (Yahoo Sports)
You can help FanGraphs crowdsource what his and Harper’s eventual contracts will actually look like, though (FanGraphs)
This feels like a good time to look back at the rise in player salaries (Baseball Prospectus)
Also feels relevant to remind that pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training in less than a month (
After a rehab setback, former Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson calls it quits (Dallas Morning News)
Wilmer Flores will play for the D-backs in 2019 as they agree to a one-year deal (ESPN)
Support continues to grow for Barry Bonds to be enshrined in the hall (NBC Sports)
Edgar Martinez is looking likely to get in, but there’s more to him than the on-field product (La Vida Baseball)
These underrated free agents have a solid chance to make an impact in 2019 (Fancred Sports)