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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 22nd, 2020

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Astros News

Jim Crane has pledged that Astros players will apologize when they gather for Spring Training (
A lot of people are mad that the players weren’t punished, but the fact is that MLB cut a deal for immunity in order to have a cleaner investigation (Wall Street Journal)
So where does the sign stealing scandal rank against other MLB cheating scandals? (Call to the Pen)
For today’s lesson in absurdity, the LA City Council has passed a resolution demanding MLB give the Dodgers the 2017 and 2018 Championships (KHOU 11)
Pedro Martinez has called out Mike Fiers as a bad teammate for his role in the scandal (Bleacher Report)
538 Sports had a great discussion on the scandal and what is being done and not done about sign stealing in the game (538 Sports)
The Astros have announced their non-roster invitees for 2020 Spring Training (
Here are seven possible candidates to fill the GM position for the Astros (The Athletic, $$$)
The 2020 Houston Sports Awards took place yesterday, featuring several Astros players and executives (ABC 13)
Check out these pics from the 2020 Astros FanFest (Mission Control)

Around the League

The Baseball Hall of Fame will induct Derek Jeter and Larry Walker in 2020 (
Two players who took two very different paths to the Hall (The Ringer)
Derek Jeter missed being unanimous by 1 vote and Yankees fans are big mad (
Meanwhile, Larry Walker saw a 22% jump in voting to make it in in his final year of voting (
Curt Schilling inched closer, and it looks like next year might be the one to get him over the hump (AP News)
Marcell Ozuna will play for the Braves next year after signing a one-year deal (MLB Trade Rumors)
Dustin Pedroia has suffered a setback in his rehab process and may not start Spring Training with the rest of the Red Sox (ESPN)
New MiLB team name alert: The Florence Freedom will henceforth be known as the Florence Y’alls (FOX 19)