*Jeff Luhnow said that he talked to 12 teams yesterday.
*Dallas Keuchel finished 5th in the BBWAA AL MVP voting. Altuve finished 10th, while Correa got one 8th-place vote.
*Keuchel thanked Brent Strom and Craig Bjornson for refining his game.
*The Masked Marvel wrote up a sweeter farewell to Jonathan Villar than I did.
*The Astros learned a lesson with last year's Rule 5 draft - losing DeShields and Rollins - and are hoping to avoid a repeat. (As a reminder: here's What The Heck Bobby's 2015 Rule 5 primer).
*File this under Well Of Course, but the Astros have checked in on Phillies reliever Ken Giles.