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Astros Crawfish Boil: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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Houston Astros News

Opening Day FAQ: White Sox vs. Astros (

Houston Astros just miss repeat World Series win thanks to NL West rival, predicts (

Megan Thee Stallion, Mark Wahlberg, other celebs involved in Astros opening series (

2023 MLB betting preview: American League win total predictions (

2023 Houston Astros Roster (

Al West News

Amazon’s tech is a hit: Seattle Mariners add three more stadium stores featuring ‘Just Walk Out’ (

ESPN’s Passan: Led by a top-5 rotation, Mariners’ ceiling is ‘championship’ (

A’s outfield rounding into form as central piece of Matt Olson deal is left off roster (

A’s ‘dreadful’ roster gets no respect from oddsmakers (

Angels Opening Day roster is complete with exception of one spot (

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani to earn MLB-record $65 million in 2023 – Forbes (

The Rangers first pitch Thursday will feature a governor, a president and Nolan Ryan (

How to Navigate Taylor Swift and Texas Rangers Traffic, Parking in Arlington (

MLB News

The Dodgers Lead Our 2023 MLB Forecast — But They’re The Weakest Favorite In Years (

23 bold predictions for 2023 MLB season: MVP upset, traded aces, ‘quiet’ year for Aaron Judge and much more (

MLB’s five most important players for 2023: These overlooked stars could decide pennant race (

MLB unveils new replay technology and marketing approach (

6 teams set to get City Connect uniforms in 2023 (

Astros Birthdays

Geronimo Peña (56) was never a member of the Houston Astros, however he fathered a current member of the team; the 2022 ALCS and World Series MVP Jeremy Peña. The former played 378 games of MLB ball over seven years, hitting .262/.345/.427.

Eric Bruntlett (45) played the first five of his seven major league seasons with Houston, from 2003 through 2007. In 320 games, he hit .250/.323/.364.