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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 12th, 2019

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MLB: World Series-Houston Astros at Washington Nationals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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Astros News

After a unanimous vote, Yordan Alvarez is the 2019 AL Rookie of the Year (ESPN)
Remember that time he absolutely murdered a baseball at MMP? BBWA Remembers (Twitter)
I’m actually a little surprised that that didn’t make this list of top ten moments from the Astros’ 2019 season (
Should the Astros entertain the idea of trading a big name this offseason? (CBS Sports)
Here’s how the Astros can keep their bullpen on track for 2020 (FanGraphs)
Speaking of tracks, here are some original songs inspired by the Astros (The Runner Sports)
Congratulations to Mrs. and Mr. Daniella Rodriguez, who made it official at a Harris County courtroom yesterday (ABC 13)

Around the League

Over on the NL side of things, Pete Alonso took home RoY honors but was one vote shy of unanimous, to which Yordan cannot relate (ESPN)
And the one writer who placed him second had some explaining to do (The Athletic, $$$)
Manager of the Year award winners will be revealed tonight, and here’s the case for each candidate (
Erik Neander from the Rays has been voted the MLB Executive of the Year (AP News)
Mookie Betts is the target of much discussion at the GM meetings apparently (
Will 30-somethings get a little more action after the Nationals’ surprise championship this season? (FanGraphs)
Dustin Pedroia is certainly hoping that’s the case as he looks to play in 2020 (Masslive)
Also former Astros greats Luke Gregerson and Tony Sipp, who are both hoping for contracts this offseason (MLB Trade Rumors)