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Name: The Crawfish Boxes
Description: Houston Astros Day By Day
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Date Added: 2005-05-27 05:23:43
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Wednesday's Three Astros Things
Talking about draft grievances, a softer side of sabermetrics and projected win totals... Some things to talk about while football rules my life for the next two months... 1) Grievance about Nix, not Aiken Evan D...

Astros Prospect Report: Nick Tanielu Earns MVP Honors in New York-Penn League All-Star Game
Running down the Astros' minor league action from the 8/19/14 games. VV-Day - Congratulations to Vincent Velasquez, who won California League Pitcher of the Week honors after tossing six shutout innings in his last start, striking out eleven and giving up three hits and two walks. One-H...

On the Astros: Is Jose Altuve in the running to win a Most Valuable Player award?
The Houston Astros have a legit MVP contender in Jose Altuve. All five foot, five inches, have been brilliant. I get kind of excited when thinking of the fact that the Houston Astros may have a legitimate contender for Most Valuable Player honors. The tiny

AMP Mailbag: Pitcher Nobody is Talking About
Ashitaka asks Subber10 for an arm that we might need to pay more attention to. Our question this week actually comes from a writer, Ashitaka Give me a pitcher in the system who people don't talk about a lot but you're high on, and why I should be too? Interesting question.  And tough to pin down on a site like thi...

Astros Podcast: SABR things with David G. Temple
Special guest David G. Temple joins us to discuss the SABR conference, Jose Altuve, Chris Carter and Robbie Grossman, and Brad Peacock's spot in the rotation. Donate to the Houston Area Women's Center - Dono...

Astros Late Offense Beats Yankees 7-4
Astros bullpen hangs on to lead until Chris Carter can provide the late inning fireworks. The Astros find themselves right across the street from baseball's hallowed ground, facing the Yankees in th...

AL Series: Houston Astros at New York Yankees, August 19-21, 2014
The Astros head to New York for an Opening Day rematch with the Yankees. Houston Astros (52-73) at New York Yankees (63-59), 6:05 p.m. (CST) TV: CSN Houston, MLB.TV Radio...

Game 126 Preview: Houston Astros at New York Yankees
The Astros head to New York for an Opening Day rematch with the Yankees. Houston Astros (52-73) at New York Yankees (63-59), 6:05 p.m. (CST) TV: CSN Houston, MLB.TV Radio...

Starting Nine: The Peacock Situation
Brad Peacock's 2014 has been up and down, with the more downs occurring lately. Should the Astros let him work it out, or give another pitcher a shot? Brad Peacock entered the Astros...

Jackie Bradley, Jr. demoted: What does Boston's defensive star say about Jake Marisnick
Why play either guy? Why was Bradley demoted and Marisnick a big part of the Jarred Cosart deal? Jackie Bradley, Jr., pride of South Carolina baseball, got demoted Monday. It was a long time coming, but probably deserved. Since the Astros finished playing Boston, this may not m...

Minor League Recap: Games of August 18, 2014
Your daily look at the previous night's Minor League happenings. AAA Oklahoma City RedHawks: 7-0 win over Sacramento (OAK) -> Domingo Santana: 3-for-4, HR, R, 3 RBI -> Preston Tucker: 2-for-3, BB, 2B, R, 3 RBI -> Carlos Perez: 2-for-4 -> L.J. Hoes: 1-for-4, 2 R -> Joe Sclafani: 1-for-4, R -> Andrew Aplin: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB -> Rona...

Astros win No. 52: Putting the win total in context
When have the Astros won their 52nd game in different seasons throughout team history? In Game No. 125, the Houston Astros won their 52nd game. That's significant because that win total is one more than the Astros managed in all of 2013, yet did it in 125 games. ...

Minor League Recap: Games of August 17, 2014
Your daily look at the previous night's Minor League happenings. AAA Oklahoma City RedHawks: 7-2 win over Sacramento (OAK) -> Jesus Guzman: 3-for-5, 2B, 3 RBI -> Jonathan Villar: 2-for-4, BB, 2 SB, 2 R -> Joe Sclafani: 2-for-4, BB, RBI, R -> Ruben Sosa: 1-for-3, BB, 3B, R, 3 RBI -> Andrew Aplin: 1-for-4, BB, R -> Matthew Duffy: 1-for...

Do the Houston Astros have the bare bones of a team ready to challenge?
The Houston Astros are close to being a really good team. All we need is some positivity, and money. Especially the latter. The Houston Astros aren't as bad as we think. In fact, they might actually have the bare bones of a team ready to challenge (for something). I'll be the f...

TCB Daily Boil: Managerial Meddling Index
Measuring How Many In-Game Moves Are Made By Managers Grantland carried a fun little article comparing MLB managers.  Ben Lindbergh creates a "Managerial Meddling Index." The idea is to evaluate how many in-game moves are made by managers.  Perhaps the index should be named the "To...

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