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The Crawfish Boxes

Astros Crawfish Boil - November 21, 2020

Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/ Astros Links The Astros added five to their 40 man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft, including potential 2021 contributors Forrest Whitley and Tyler Ivey Hurler Rogelio Armenteros, recently placed on waivers, was claimed by the Diamondbacks The Reds acquired farmhand Brandon Bailey in exchange for cash considerations, putting a bow on the unsuccessful Ramon Laureano trade The Chronicle takes a look at the Skeeters’ history as they prepare for their first season as an affiliated club Former Astros utilityman...

Call to the Pen

Oakland A’s: MLB Trade Rumors predicts just 1 top free agent to Oakland

MLB Trade Rumors predicts the Oakland Athletics will only sign one Top 50 free agent this offseason. While the A’s are usually quiet on the free agent front, they could surprise some this year. In what is expected to be a slow moving, buyer’s market, the Oakland A’s are projected to be minimal players, if […] Oakland A’s: MLB Trade Rumors predicts just 1 top free agent to Oakland - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

South Side Sox

Sharing Sox 12: “There’s an Election?” Edition

Yolmer Sánchez #5 of the White Sox warms up with a football before Game 1 of the Wild Card Series between Chicago and the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Sept. 29, 2020 in Oakland. | Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via A delve into the early offseason South Side Sox duty geezer Leigh Allan and his son, Will, again pretend to know what they’re talking about as they delve into the world of La Russadom, free agency, player options, awards and a sad good-bye (again) to Yolmer Sánchez. And also, please enjoy some of our other recent podcasts and stories: SBN national and...

Rising Apple

Mets Monday Morning GM: What were they thinking with the Jeurys Familia reunion?

What were the New York Mets thinking when they brought Jeurys Familia back before the 2019 season? More than two years ago, the New York Mets traded Jeurys Familia to the Oakland Athletics at the July 31 trade deadline. A little less than two years ago, they brought him back on a three-year deal. Now […] Mets Monday Morning GM: What were they thinking with the Jeurys Familia reunion? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

Santiago Casilla becomes a free agent at age 38

Reliever Santiago Casilla becomes a free agent this offseason at age 38 after spending the last two seasons with the Athletics About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States a

Righty Shawn Kelley hits the free-agent market

Reliever Shawn Kelley hits the market after posting a 2.94 ERA in 49 innings of relief with the Nationals and Athletics in 2018 About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States