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Astros Crawfish Boil: February 6th, 2019

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Astros News

Correa won his arbitration case and will make $5 million in the 2019 season (Houston Chronicle)
MLB columnists Anthony Castrovince and Richard Justice had some thoughts on that development (MLB Video)
Will someone please give Marwin a job already? (Climbing Tal’s Hill)
It was Truck Day at MMP this past week so let’s take a look at what’s on the way to Florida (Click2Houston)
Speaking of Florida, here are three relievers the Astros could target before Spring Training (House of Houston)
The Astros are one of three teams who scouted 22-year-old Cuban shortstop Yolbert Sanchez (MLB Trade Rumors)

Around the League

Jason Bay and Ryan Dempster will headline this year’s class of inductees for the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame (Sporting News)
Speaking of former Cubs pitchers and Halls of Fame, Lee Smith found himself awestruck by Cooperstown (ESPN)
The MLB and MLBPA are throwing around suggestions for improvement, including a three-batter minimum for relievers and universal DH (Bleacher Report)
Here are five glaring holes for each team and what can be done it improve them fast (The Athletic, $$$)
Are we having fun yet this offseason? (FanGraphs)
Maybe a pay-for-performance model wouldn’t be so terrible an idea anymore (Royals Review)
Joey Gallo is a pretty nice guy for someone who plays on the most wicked team in all of baseball (CUT4)
I’m getting pumped as one of my favorite parts of the new season is the new version of MLB The Show (Polygon)
The deal to let the Raiders play at the SF Giants’ Oracle Park has fallen through after the 49ers refused to waive their territorial rights (NBC Sports)