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Off-Season Plans: Ideal Free Agents & Trade Targets (Part III of III)

Off-Season Plans: Ideal Free Agents & Trade Targets (Part III of III)

Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports If you’ve tuned in to the first two installments, dear reader, you know that my Exile is not secretly running the Astros. Just days after I wrote how running it back is a bad idea, the Astros head negotiator signed Montero for 3/34.5. A few preliminary principles before laying out some rules. The salary scale in baseball is just weird. Compare it to basketball, where Zion Williamson makes 10 million out of the gate. Top end talent makes about 20% more in basketball, but Zion makes 15x more than Kyle Tucker on his rookie contract. Which...
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 2, 2022

Houston Astros: Jeremy Pena, Kyle Tucker Win 2022 Gold Glove Awards

After getting boat raced by the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 3 and watching the Phillies much maligned defense turn into Willie Mays, silver linings were few for the Houston Astros. While moral victories are nonexistent in the World Series, Rawlings announced on Tuesday that Houston Astros have two recipients for the 2022 Gold Glove–Jeremy Peña at […] Houston Astros: Jeremy Pena, Kyle Tucker Win 2022 Gold Glove Awards - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 1, 2022
World Series Game 3 Thread, Part Deux. November 1, 2022, 7:03 CT. Astros @ Phillies

World Series Game 3 Thread, Part Deux. November 1, 2022, 7:03 CT. Astros @ Phillies

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Playoff veteran Lance McCullers takes on the Phils’ Ranger Suarez for the lead in the World Series after three games. Interesting non-World Series news for the Astros today. Rookie Jeremy Peña and young Kyle Tucker won the Golden Glove awards at their respective positions today. Peña was the first rookie shortstop to win the Gold Glove, and Tucker was only the third Astros outfielder to receive the award. It’s part of a greatly overlooked aspect of Astros' excellence: fielding. Look around the field and see that the Astros are above...

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