Monday, November 16, 2015

Monday Morning Hot Links

Just couldn't find it within myself to care about the Astros this weekend, what with everything in Paris, and all. But since I use baseball and the Astros as a defense mechanism for how terrible the world is, I figured it's time to get back on the horse.

*Evan Drellich: Tanking, and the risk of alienating your fan base

*Marc Topkin says the Astros were one of the teams pretty hard in on the Rays' Brad Boxberger and Jake McGee at the deadline

*Christina Kahrl has your Astros' off-season preview

*JJO: A Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, and Manager of the Year award sweep would put the cherry on top of 2015

*McTaggart makes the case for Carlos Correa

*Scroll down to read this Ken Rosenthal report that the Braves would be open to trading 1B Freddie Freeman, whose salary takes a jump soon. The Braves' GM says nah.