5:18 PM EST, Fri November 27, 2020
The Crawfish Boxes 5 hours ago
The Astros NEED the best of Yordan Álvarez’s bat back in 2021

The Astros NEED the best of Yordan Álvarez’s bat back in 2021

Photo by Tim Warner/ The young Cuban was a big offensive boost for the team in 2019, when he won the AL Rookie of the Year award. That’s the Yordan they need back in their lineup. No matter who the Astros bring in from free agency. No matter who they trade for. No matter if they re-sign George Springer or Michael Brantley. No matter what, the Astros NEED Yordan Álvarez back in the lineup in 2021. But not any Yordan Álvarez, but the best Yordan Álvarez. The young Cuban star, who unanimously won the AL Rookie of the Year last year, was a major influence on the...
The Crawfish Boxes 7 hours ago
Astros Crawfish Boil: November 27th, 2020

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 27th, 2020

Photo by Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via I’m thankful that I have enough leftovers for a second food coma today Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here. Astros News Here are the players that could be on the move if the Astros experience a roster crunch (The Athletic, $$$) One of those players, Cy Sneed, might be headed for Japan’s NPB according to recent reports (MLB Trade Rumors) According to one Astros insider, it’s more likely that Carlos Correa gets signed long...
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 25, 2020

Astros: Should Houston target Brandon Kintzler in free agency?

The Astros desperately need bullpen help. The club should look at Brandon Kintzler, who can likely be had for cheap. The Astros bullpen was one of their biggest struggles in the 2020 season. To make matters even worse, their former closer, Roberto Osuna, has hit free agency. While he was down with an injury, Houston […] Astros: Should Houston target Brandon Kintzler in free agency? - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 25, 2020

Astros Rumors: Houston has checked in on DJ LeMahieu

Just one day after Carlos Correa trade rumors took over Twitter, the Houston Astros have reportedly checked in on DJ LeMahieu. The rumor mill for the Astros has been all over the place in the last 48 hours. There have been reports suggesting that Houston is floating star shortstop Carlos Correa in trade talks, only […] Astros Rumors: Houston has checked in on DJ LeMahieu - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 25, 2020
Astros Crawfish Boil: November 25th, 2020

Astros Crawfish Boil: November 25th, 2020

I’m very busy getting ready for tomorrow so you’ll need to come up with your own terrible joke about “Fowl Balls” Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here. Astros News Brian McTaggart released his latest mailbag where he talked about Springer, Brantley, Chirinos, and the Astros’ newest AAA club (Astros.com) Turns out that the Astros are NOT shopping Correa around but are kicking the tires on signing LeMahieu (MLB Trade Rumors) The team might also be taking a look at Yasiel...