Welcome to the Friday Boil!
Houston Astros News (Are you guys tired of cheating talk yet? The internet isn’t...)
Houston Astros remain banged up, but reinforcements are on the way (click2houston.com)
3 reasons the Astros can stay red-hot after turning the corner (Houston.sportsmap.com)
BenFred: Sorry, Houston Astros apologists, not all sign stealing is the same (dailyjournalonline.com)
Astros at the quarter pole in ’23 (chipalatta.com)
AL West News
Oakland A’s Impending Move Continues To Infuriate Business Owners Nearby Stadium (californiaglobe.com)
There’s Hilarious Video Of Oakland A’s Lowest Attended Game Since The 1970s (outkick.com) This isn’t hilarious imo, this is tragic.
Milwaukee Brewers Trade Former 2nd Round Pick To Oakland Athletics (wisportsheroics.com)
MLB roundup: Stars homer in Angels’ win over Orioles (deadspin.com)
Mariners Pitching Updates: Dipoto on Miller, Castillo, prospects (sports.mynorthwest.com)
Is a Las Vegas move really what MLB should want for the Oakland A’s? (theathletic.com)
Back to the beginning as Rangers play host to Rockies (deadspin.com)
Which MLB Organization is the Best at Developing Pitching Talent? (bleacherreport.com)
Miguel Cabrera and Rich Hill face off in MLB’s oldest foot race (sports.yahoo.com)
Houston Astros Birthdays
Alan Knicely (68) played for Houston from 1979 through 1982, mostly in 1982. In 70 games he hit .197 with four jacks while providing passable catching duties, as well as third base and corner outfield positions.
Edinson Batista (21) is currently pitching for the Asheville Tourists with a 1.246 WHIP and 24 K’s in 21 2⁄3 innings.