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Houston Astros Trade Rumors

A collection of all the rumors surrounding the July 31st trading deadline and the Winter Meetings.

Could Willson Contreras be the Next Astros Catcher?

The Astros could use the tried-and-true trade deadline to improve behind the plate this season.

Open Discussion: Trade Deadline Day

What’s Houston’s best course of action on the relief pitcher trade market?

Let’s take a look at how one usually-active corner of the market is shaping up, and what the Astros’ plans might look like for the day.

Trade Deadline Discussion: TCB’s Top Picks

Tell us your top pick!

Buy Low: Keone Kela?

Taking a look at the controversial Kela and if he’d be a good buy-low candidate

Could Felipe Vázquez be an alternate relief ace target for the Astros?

If the Giants decide to hold on to Will Smith, there’s another lefty relief ace who looks similar

A potential “Minor” upgrade to the Rotation

Exploring a trade for Rangers’ "ace" Mike Minor

Trade Deadline Landmine: Madison Bumgarner

When it comes to players to avoid this trade deadline season for the Astros, Madison Bumgarner has to be near the top of the list

Would the Rockies trade German Marquez?

Taking a look at Rockies’ SP German Marquez as a trade target

TCB’s Starting 9: Trade Deadline picks

We need someone... QUICK

Could the Astros Target A Quick Fix Starter?

The Astros will likely still go get a big time starter.

Is the Astros Bullpen need a Givens?

Taking a look at a potential Mychal Givens trade

Trade Target: Roenis Elias

Taking a look at Roenis Elias as a potential trade target

Could the Astros add another Superhero: Thor? (Syndergaard)

Taking a look at the Syndergaard rumors

MLBTR Top 50 Trade Candidates as potential Astros Targets (41-50)

Taking a look at MLBTR’s top 50 trade candidates and if they’d fit with the Astros

Are the Astros the Most Interested in Trevor Bauer?

Could the Astros trade for nemesis pitcher Trevor Bauer?

Pitchers the Astros Could Target at the Trade Deadline

The Astros need pitching help. Are any of these guys worth the risk? Or the cost?

MLBTR Top 50 Trade Candidates as potential Astros Targets (31-40)

Taking a look at the MLBTR’s top 50 and how they’d fit with the Astros

MLBTR Top 50 Trade Candidates as potential Astros Targets (21-30)

Taking a look at MLBTR’s Top 50 and who could be a fit with the Astros

MLBTR Top 50 Trade Candidates as potential Astros Targets (11-20)

Part 2 of the series, looking at MLBTR’s Top 50 Trade Targets and if they fit with the Astros

Bargain Hunting for Arms on the Trade Market: Andrew Cashner

Cashner will likely be one of the cheapest arms on the market this month, but he might still be able to contribute to a playoff contender

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Astros 2019 Trade Deadline Coverage

As the 2019 MLB trade deadline approach, peruse the Crawfish Boxes’ collected writings, analyses and news on trade targets, rumors and situations.

MLBTR Top 50 Trade Candidates as potential Astros Targets (1-10)

Matthew Boyd: No one suspected Randy Johnson either

Now all he has to do is explode a bird

Taking another look at a potential Stroman trade

A reinvigorated look at a potential trade for STROman

Tanner Roark could be a good short-term fix for the Astros rotation

Roark could be another name to add to the list of potential trade targets if the Reds are willing to listen

Should the Astros shop Josh Reddick? And who would be interested?

It looks like the outfield is going to get crowded soon, and Josh Reddick might be the odd one out

Should the Astros trade for the Tigers’ Matt Boyd?

Taking a look at a potential Matt Boyd Acquisition

Buy-Low Trade Candidate: Chris Archer

Yeah, the one with the ERA over 5 and the FIP over 6. Why? Read on...

Exploring a Zack Wheeler trade

Looking at a potential Zack Wheeler trade for expectations of performance and cost.

The Lefty Fresh Prince of Bellaire? Exploring a Will Smith Trade

Is Madison Bumgarner a Match for the Astros?

The Astros were one of eight teams on the starter’s no-trade clause: what does this mean for a possible future move?


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