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Astros Crawfish Boil: November 6th, 2019

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Astros News

Yordan Alvarez, along with Pete Alonso, picked up Rookie of the Year honors from the Baseball Digest (
And Alvarez will definitely factor into the early 2020 Opening Day roster discussion (
Lefty Kent Emanuel has been added to the 40-man roster, so let’s take a look at how he profiles (The Runner Sports)
Blue Point Brewery in Patchogue, NY is now serving Crawford Bock thanks to the Yankees’ ALCS loss (News 12)

Around the League

Here’s all the big storylines for this upcoming offseason (The Athletic, $$$)
So let’s take a deep dive into the hot stove season with a look at all the upcoming free agency drama (ESPN)
Thanks to a controversial runner interference call, FOX is now considering adding an umpire analyst to the booth for the postseason (Awful Announcing)
The 2020 Modern Baseball Era ballot has been announced, but is the selection process twisted by sentimentality more than skill? (Forbes)
JT Realmuto would like it if people could stop dragging Bryce Harper (NBC Sports)
Robot umps are headed to a minor league stadium near you (Sporting News)
The Super Two cutoff will be unusually low this year at 2.115 years of service time (MLB Trade Rumors)