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Astros Crawfish Boil: February 11th, 2019

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Divisional Round - Cleveland Indians v Houston Astros - Game One Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Astros News

According to MLB Network’s The Shredder, Carlos Correa has landed at #6 for best shortstop right now (MLB Video)
Questions abound as we head into Spring Training, the most obvious being the 5th starter situation (Houston Chronicle)
His new teammates are excited for Brantley’s bat in 2019 (
The Astros and Rangers are competing for more than the division as they both focus in on Cuban Star Yolbert Sanchez (The Runner Sports)
George Springer popped in at the Woodlands Church for a special appearance this past weekend (ABC 13)
The Astros are looking for some nerds to shackle to their cave, do you have the chops? (FanGraphs)

Around the League

Is it baseball season yet? (Over the Monster)
It is for Brett Lawrie, who will return to the Brewers after two years out of the game (Brew Crew Ball)
And Evan Gattis’ beard hopes it will be for him soon (CUT4)
It might also be time for Lou Whitaker to get his due and be inducted into Cooperstown (Detroit Free Press)
The Pirates have signed Melky Cabrera to a minor league deal for 2019 (Yahoo Sports)
JD Davis will get his shot as a Met now that there’s no obvious player blocking him (Newsday)
There are still some questions for the A’s, including Kyler Murray, as they prepare to start their Spring Training a little early before heading to Japan (ESPN)
Here’s your chance to weigh in on the Realmuto trade (MLB Trade Rumors)
Looks like Kluber will be staying put in Cleveland after all (Bleacher Report)
No one cares about your Spring Training No-Hitter (The Hardball Times)