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The Crawfish Boxes Jan 23, 2023
A Quick Glance At The Projections, Bullpen Edition

A Quick Glance At The Projections, Bullpen Edition

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Regression is likely in the cards, but how much? Earlier this month, I had a short post discussing FanGraphs’ team projections for starting pitching, explicitly highlighting where the Astros were ranked at the time (13th). For the record, Houston is now ranked 12th as February approaches. Even accounting for the loss of Justin Verlander, it does feel like the projections do not fully appreciate this year’s presumed rotation (see: infield flies for Cristian Javier as an example). That said, I think the projections and subsequent...
The Crawfish Boxes Jan 17, 2023
Exclusive Limited Edition Astros World Series-Moments Bobbleheads from FOCO

Exclusive Limited Edition Astros World Series-Moments Bobbleheads from FOCO

Get the Alex Bregman homerun big head Bobble or the Cristian Javier no-hitter big head bobble - or both Act fast. Pre-order now for later delivery. There are only 222. They are $75 each. Order Here Order Now
The Crawfish Boxes Jan 14, 2023
Astros Crawfish Boil: Saturday, January 14, 2023

Astros Crawfish Boil: Saturday, January 14, 2023

Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez share a moment. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/ A weekend Boil! Here’s your weekend Boil! Of course, the biggest news of the day is how many Houston Astros players avoided arbitration in the 11th hour with the organization. At the time I’m preparing this Boil (10PM last night), six of the eight have come to terms. Mauricio Dubón ($1.4M)Phil Maton ($2.55M)Ryne Stanek ($3.6M)Blake Taylor ($830K)José Urquidy ($3.025M)Framber Valdez ($6.8M) The two left, Cristian Javier and Kyle Tucker, have until the arbitration hearing sometime in early...

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