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Astros Crawfish Potluck: February 15th, 2020

CK Rant Another week, another 7 days of talking endlessly about the sign stealing scandal. Now that players have reported to their respective camps we’re getting a numberless amount of reaction stories that run in one of two veins:...

Do Verlander and Greinke have enough gas left to carry the Astros’ staff?

How much can we expect from the Astros’ rotation after Verlander and Greinke? “Spahn and Sain and pray for rain.” (Shortened version of a poem about the pitching staff of the 1948 NL champs, the Milwaukee Braves.) A starting...

Hello, Astros Fans: You Now Root for the Iron Sheik (aka How I Learned to Root for the Heel)

We’re a sophisticated bunch over here, but let’s suppose a few of us used to be the kind of person lampooned in the famous monologue that decries: “Can you imagine the level of a mind that watches professional wrestling?”...

Astros Crawfish Boil: February 14th, 2020

Filed under: Start your Valentine’s Day with some...

Which Active Starting Pitchers are on a Hall of Fame Pace?

Last week, I decided to look forward at which active position players might be on a Hall of Fame pace, something that’s become an annual tradition of mine. This week, let’s take a look at the other half of...

Looking for the Next Astros Top 100 Prospect

For the last several years, the Astros have steadily maintained one of the better farm systems in baseball, but after cashing in the majority of their chips for playoff pushes between 2017 and 2019, the cupboard is starting to...

Astros Crawfish Boil: February 13th, 2020

Filed under: Start your morning with some of...

Pay close attention to numbers and trends in wake of the sign-stealing scandal

Unless something even more damning finds the light of day, the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal will continue to be the story surrounding baseball for the foreseeable future. Honestly, there is no way around it. They cheated and were eventually caught,...

Astros Crawfish Boil: February 12th, 2020

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Astros Future Interview: Nick Tanielu

It’s been a while since I’ve done an interview, but with the season inching closer, I thought it would be a good idea to check in with Nick Tanielu and see how the off-season went. The Astros have been able...

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