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The Crawfish Boxes Jan 14, 2019
Astros Crawfish Boil: January 14th, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: January 14th, 2019

Start your week with some of the best Astros links around Special thanks to scottydouble for keeping the boils hot while I was on vacation! Astros News MLB Network’s ‘The Shredder’ got one right and named Jose Altuve the #1 second baseman in baseball (MLB Video)It also pegged Alex Bregman at #5 for third, which I think could have been higher (MLB Video)Speaking of, Bregman put out a video documenting his recent surgery (Youtube)A surgery that should let him play pain-free for the first time in 3 years (Texas Sports Nation)And that could strengthen the team if his recovery goes well...
The Crawfish Boxes Jan 14, 2019
Projecting Jose Altuve as a Hall of Famer

Projecting Jose Altuve as a Hall of Famer

Will he make it? If so, how high will he sit in the Pantheon of the great second basemen? Obviously, it is hazardous to project a player at about the mid-point of his career as a Hall of Famer. Some might even call it a jinx. After all, he might turn out to be an early bloomer with a short career, or he might get injured, who knows? But I’ve been thinking about this a while, and I’m going to step out on the plank. Of course, selection to the Hall of Fame is more art than science, but I am going to compare the early career statistics of Jose Altuve to the modern era (post 1920) Hall of...
Call to the Pen Jan 11, 2019

Washington Nationals: Anthony Rendon looking for Jose Altuve money

Anthony Rendon is set to be a free agent after this season. If the Washington Nationals are looking to keep him around, Rendon knows exactly what type of deal he is looking for. The Washington Nationals, to some degree, are at a bit of a crossroads in regards to their roster. Bryce Harper has drawn […] Washington Nationals: Anthony Rendon looking for Jose Altuve money - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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