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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?