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Astros Crawfish Boil: March 15, 2023

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MLB: Spring Training-St. Louis Cardinals at Houston Astros Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Wednesday Boil!

Houston Astros News

Dusty Baker Has Overcome Incredible Adversity and Now Focuses On Championships (

Brandon Bielak’s three K’s (

The Astros Next All-Star Pitcher is Jayden Murray and They Stole Him From Tampa Bay (

Houston Astros Injury Update: McCullers Jr. and Álvarez (

Explore the Astros’ Minor League ballparks (

Houston Astros Star Plays Pivotal Role in Perfect Game (

Non-Houston Astros AL West News

Oakland A’s getting more than just power bat from former All-Star Aguilar (

Braves: The Sean Murphy trade is off to a rocky start for the Oakland Athletics (

Do the Angels need a 4th outfielder? How the team can mix-and-match its roster (

Silseth finding success with growing arsenal (

Getting to the bottom of how the Mariners’ Cal Raleigh got the nickname ‘Big Dumper’ (

Top Mariners prospect ‘Sir’ Harry Ford youngest with 2 HRs in WBC (

Texas Rangers TV Broadcasts Uncertain in RSN Bankruptcy (

Spring Surprise Still Making Case for Texas Rangers Roster Spot (

Non-AL West MLB News

With strong work ethic, Thompson eyes top ‘pen spot (Cardinals,

Projecting Opening Day lineups and rotations for every team (

Astros’ Renaissance Men: Part Deux (

Which MLB rookies will make the most impact in 2023? One pick from each team (

Who will Braves keep as backup outfielders? (

Schreiber brings boosted confidence to old stomping grounds (

Houston Astros Birthdays

Wayne Granger (79) played nine major league seasons, including the 1975 campaign with the Houston Astros. In 55 relief appearances, he was 2-5 with a 3.65 ERA and a 1.338 WHIP.

Backstop Max Stassi (32) played parts of his first season major league seasons with the Astros, from 2013 through 2019. In 163 games, he hit .218/.298/.354 with 12 homers and 41 RBI.