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The Crawfish Boxes Dec 9, 2019
Yordan Alvarez Is the Gift That Keeps Giving

Yordan Alvarez Is the Gift That Keeps Giving

A Gift Idea for the Astros fan in your life. With the ongoing investigation into the Astros for stealing signs via the use of technology, it’s nice to be able to talk about something else. Before all of these allegations came to light, Yordan Alvarez was unanimously named the 2019 AL Rookie of the Year. Jeff Bagwell (1991) and Carlos Correa (2015) were the other two players. Alvarez was the first to be named unanimously. I once asked Jeremy Booth if he has seen a player get off to such a hot start as Alvarez did from Game 1. He said yes, they are all Hall of Famers. Alvarez batted .313...
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 12, 2019

Astros: MVP, Cy Young awards preview, predictions

Three Astros players are finalists to win the MVP and Cy Young awards. The Astros already have a Rookie of the Year winner in Yordan Alvarez, which was largely just a formality after the impressive year he had. What comes next will be figuring out if the Astros can sweep the Rookie of the Year, […] Astros: MVP, Cy Young awards preview, predictions - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 12, 2019
Astros Crawfish Boil: November 12th, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 12th, 2019

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here Astros News After a unanimous vote, Yordan Alvarez is the 2019 AL Rookie of the Year (ESPN)Remember that time he absolutely murdered a baseball at MMP? BBWA Remembers (Twitter)I’m actually a little surprised that that didn’t make this list of top ten moments from the Astros’ 2019 season (Astros.com)Should the Astros entertain the idea of trading a big name this offseason? (CBS Sports)Here’s how the Astros can keep their bullpen on track for 2020...
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 11, 2019
Yordan Alvarez is named Rookie of the Year. Celebrate with one of the great Yordan Breaking T shirts

Yordan Alvarez is named Rookie of the Year. Celebrate with one of the great Yordan Breaking T shirts

He was great. And he’ll be great for many years. Celebrate and commemorate Yordan’s great rookie year with one of these great shirts. A rookie Yordan shirt is like a rookie baseball card. Get these while you can. Order one of these MLBPA authorized shirts from the link HERE, each shirt for just $28.00. This link will take you to Breaking T’s secure checkout page, where you can order these super-comfy shirts in your size, from S to 3XL. Delivery is uber-fast, and if you’re not completely satisfied, Breaking T has a full money back guarantee. Don’t let this chance to get the your a...
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 11, 2019
Yordan Alvarez unanimously voted Rookie of the Year

Yordan Alvarez unanimously voted Rookie of the Year

Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports As expected, Yordan Alvarez was chosen as the AL 2019 Rookie of the Year. Although not joining the Astros until June, he had 27 home runs and 78 RBI. More indicative of his excellence were his averages during the approximately half season he played. He slashed .313/.412/.655. His OPS of 1.067 was the third highest in the Major Leagues for players with at least 300 ABs, behind only Christian Yellich and Mike Trout. Alvarez’ 173 OPS+ was the third highest in history for any rookie with over 300 ABs.
House of Houston Nov 11, 2019

Houston Astros: Yordan Alvarez is third player in team history to win ROY

Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez has won Rookie of the Year honors, becoming the third in franchise history to do so. What’s the skinny? Houston Astros fans — the offseason is officially underway with all the happenings that come along with it.  We’ll be keeping a watchful eye on how the front office shapes […] Houston Astros: Yordan Alvarez is third player in team history to win ROY - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 11, 2019

Astros: Yordan Alvarez unanimously named Rookie of the Year

The Astros slugging DH Yordan Alvarez takes home some hardware. In an announcement that was widely expected, Astros DH Yordan Alvarez was named American League Rookie of the Year on Monday. The only question was whether he’d win the award unanimously, and it turns out he did. The 22-year-old Alvarez received all 30 first-place votes […] Astros: Yordan Alvarez unanimously named Rookie of the Year - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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