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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 11th, 2019

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Astros News

Brian McTaggart answered some offseason questions starting with whether or not Gerrit Cole will return to the Astros (Astros.com)
So just how is that Michael Brantley contract working out for Houston? (Call to the Pen)
The Astros will have some tough decisions to make next offseason, a lot of which might hinge on a George Springer extension (Sporting News)
It looks as though Astros bench coach Joe Espada is in the pole position to be the Giants next manager (MLB Trade Rumors)
A local gym that serves underprivileged youth was burglarized, so LMJ is stepping in to help them out (ABC 13)
Jose Altuve also did some good works, visiting a young fan from Panama who was burned in a gas explosion (ABC 13)
On top of that, the 2019 ALCS MVP will be welcoming daughter #2 to his family (KHOU 11)
Congratulations to the 2019 Astros, who won a championship on paper (538 Sports)

Around the League

Here’s a primer for MLB Awards Week, which gets underway tonight (ESPN)
The GM meetings will also get underway today, so here’s what to watch for so far as that is concerned (MLB.com)
Should Rendon get Bryce Harper money this offseason? (FanGraphs)
Mike Moustakas is a free agent yet again, but will teams finally pursue him like he deserves? (MLB.com)
If Espada goes to the Giants he’ll get to work with the new GM Scott Harris (MLB.com)