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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 23rd, 2019

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Astros News

The Astros have extended 22 non-roster invites for Spring Training this year (Houston Chronicle)
They’ve also named 16 former players to join the inaugural Houston Astros Hall of Fame class (ABC 13)
A group that will probably include Oswalt and Berkman one day but, for now, their Cooperstown Hall of Fame hopes have ended (
Having a place for them to go is just one part of the great potential of the new MMP HoF (House of Houston)
Bregman had a little Twitter Q&A the other day (ABC 13)
If you’ve missed out on online vouchers for Saturday’s FanFest, there’s still a small chance to score some at the gate (Click2Houston)

Around the League

Four more will stand with the greats as Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, and Mike Mussina get the call from Cooperstown (
And they represent a shift in thinking when it comes to Hall of Fame voting (The Ringer)
Rivera also became the first unanimous selection, which humbled him (La Vida Baseball)
Edgar Martinez cemented his legacy on his final chance, overcoming the odds to be the M’s second Hall representative (The Seattle Times)
Bonds and Clemens once again fell short in their quest for the Hall, but continue to gain votes (USA Today)
And they sit on the only correct Hall of Fame ballot for 2019 (SB Nation)
Stick to your day job, Tom Brady (CUT4)