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Super Sunday Astros Links April 21, 2013

Links including Boston, 42, Astros, minor leagues, the draft and the past.

Jim Rogash

While Anthony hopped in his time machine to explore former Astro Kenny Lofton's career I was putting together these time sensitive links for your viewing pleasure.

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I will be highlight some of TCB's articles as well as some of the links you will find here, throughout the week. If you're on Pinterest please follow our page.

The Crawfish Boxes


Joe Blogs: Boston
By Joe Posnanski


Joe Blogs: Buck O'Neil and Jackie Robinson
By Joe Posnanski

Don't Forget Larry Doby - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels

Appy Astros: 42 Day: A Cap Tip to Rachel Robinson
By Steve Duer

Houston man had on-field view of Robinson's debut - Houston Chronicle
By David Barron

Highlighting the Astros

Astros' Dominguez as good as advertised at third - Houston Chronicle
By Brian T. Smith

Jason Castro on Catcher Framing | FanGraphs Baseball
By Eno Sarris

What the Heck, Bobby?: Bloggers Night at Minute Maid Park
By Astros Bloggers

Craig Biggio: If you crowd the plate, expect to get hit | News
By Brian McTaggart

Highlighting the Minors

GAPPER Report: 4-19-13 - Minor League Ball
By Matt Garrioch

Appy Astros: Roberto Pena Featured In QC Paper
By Steve Duer

Baseball Prospectus | Pitcher Profile: A Pair of Astros
By Harry Pavlidis

Astros County: Your Neighborhood Astros Blog & Grill: The Decision to Move Delino DeShields
By Astros County

What the Heck, Bobby?: An Interview with Lancaster Play-By-Play Announcer Jason Schwartz
By Jayne Hansen

What the Heck, Bobby?: Tweet of the Day
By Jayne Hansen

Building A Farm: A Summary | FanGraphs Baseball
By Mark Smith

Highlighting the Draft

2013 MLB Draft Profile: John Paul Crawford, SS, California HS - Minor League Ball
By Matt Garrioch

Highlighting the Past

Astros County: Your Neighborhood Astros Blog & Grill: Astrodome deadline date set at June 10
By Astros County

Prospect Retrospective: Cesar Cedeno - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels