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Astros Crawfish Boil: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Here’s the Tuesday Boil.

World Series - Houston Astros v Philadelphia Phillies - Game Three
J.J. Matijevic
Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Here’s your Tuesday Boil!

The Astros go into Tuesday’s game looking for their second Spring Training win in four games. Today at 12:10 PM CT, Luis Garcia makes his first appearance in Houston’s “road” ST opener in Clover Park, facing the New York Mets.

Houston Astros News

Houston Astros’ former GM to accept role as VP of baseball strategy for Toronto Blue Jays (

Astros’ Forrest Whitley flashes improved command in Spring Training start (

Why Buttrey decided to unretire, join Astros (

Four Astros gear up for Classic with first spring outings (

Brown poised to take advantage of opening in Astros’ rotation (

Jose Altuve vs. time: Astros star looks to continue Hall of Fame path (

AL West News

Evan White hits solo homer, but Mariners drop third straight (

Angels News: Fans Reveal Their Favorite Current Player on the Halos (

Butler’s two-hit game not enough to save nearly hitless A’s (

Kumar Rocker wowing Rangers with Mets drama behind him: ‘That’s their business’ (

Other MLB News

Max Scherzer loves new MLB rules, says pitchers ‘totally dictate pace’ (

How a new MLB rule could change baseball games this season (

J-Rod balancing elite athleticism, unnecessary risks (

Cardinals’ Oliver Marmol, Umpire C.B. Bucknor Shake Hands As MLB Reviews Exchange (

MLB rule changes: Takeaways from the first weekend of spring training, with shorter games, more stolen bases (

MLB free agency: Re-ranking the 2023-24 market after Manny Machado’s extension (

Astros Birthdays

In 15 games for the eventual World Champion Astros, Niko Goodrum (31) went five-for-43 with one RBI. He’s currently rostered with the Triple-A unit of the Boston Red Sox.

Right-handed relief pitcher Ricky Stone (48) played the first three-and-a-half seasons of his six-season MLB career with the Astros from 2001-through-2004. He struck out 130 in 187 innings, holding opponents to a 1.401 WHIP and going 10-8 with a 3.80 ERA.