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Astros Crawfish Boil: January 3rd, 2020

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Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around

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Astros News

Good luck to Will Harris as he moves on from Houston to D.C. after signing a 3-year deal with the Nats (MLB.com)
Here are a couple of young arms that the Astros could be looking at in the upcoming 2020 draft (The Runner Sports)
Owning the Astros has helped to propel Jim Crane to a net worth of $1.3 billion (Forbes)
These five Houston teams have to something prove in the new year (Houston Sportsmap)

Around the League

With the teens in the books, here is what baseball could look like in the twenties (ESPN)
Domingo German has been suspended or 81 games for domestic violence, retroactive to last season (AP News)
And here’s a breakdown of that suspension (Sports Illustrated)
Two former Astros were on the move yesterday as the Halos landed Jason Castro on a one-year deal (MLB Trade Rumors)
Luis Robert and the White Sox have agreed to a 6-year deal with $50 million guaranteed and options for more (MLB.com)
Here are six potential partners if the Rockies decide to bite the bullet and trade Arenado (Sporting News)

Flashback Friday

We’re introducing a new feature here at TCB for the offseason (at least) where we look back on some of the content we’ve written in the past. For the inaugural FF, let’s remember that one time when then-Astros prospect Nick Tropeano struck out a batter on a single pitch: https://www.crawfishboxes.com/2013/8/2/4582814/the-anatomy-of-a-one-pitch-strikeout