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Super Sunday Astros Crawfish Boil: September 14, 2014

Astros news and notes from the past week.

Otto Greule Jr

Good morning boys and girls. The Astros will not lose a 100 games this season, let's rejoice with some news and notes.

Meet the Texas Rangers' interim manager: Tim Bogar - ESPN Dallas
ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Ron Washington gone as Texas Rangers manager, Tim Bogar becomes the interim replacement, getting his first chance to take ove

Petit lives on cloud 9 as he tours majors with Astros - Ultimate Astros
Gregorio Petit hadn’t played a game at the Oakland Coliseum in five years before Sunday, when he got the start for the Astros at shortstop in the finale of a three-game series.

Astros seek increased share of tax revenue from Palm Beach County for new spring site - Ultimate Astros
The Astros and Nationals, who will make their formal presentation to the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council on Thursday, are offering to pay $56 million of the $140 million cost, documents obtained by the Palm Beach Post show.

Bo Porter on his future, clubhouse dynamics, Jeff Luhnow and state of team - Ultimate Astros
Bo Porter will be on MLB Network on Wednesday and Thursday. Before traveling to New York, he gave his first interview since being let go as Astros manager on Sept. 1.

Astrodome Defies the Wrecking Ball - WSJ - $
Fifteen years after shutting its doors to professional sports, Houston's cavernous Astrodome is proving surprisingly resilient in a city where the desire for development typically outweighs nostalgia and preservation.

Krauss does homework by day, plays baseball by night - Ultimate Astros
Class is back in session for a big league ball player, too.

Born to hit: Astros' Altuve thriving at plate |
SEATTLE -- Even on the day Jose Altuve was coming into the world, baseball was a focal point of his family.

Astros get OK for $90 million toward spring training site in West Palm Beach - Ultimate Astros
The Astros’ potential move to a new spring training site in West Palm Beach took another step on Thursday.

Does perpetual losing actually affect player development? | FOX Sports
The Astros are rebuilding. But over the last three seasons they've lost more than 300 games. How does the constant losing affect the development of the players they're rebuilding with?

Palm Beach County may build stadium for Nationals, Astros
The baseball stadium's estimated cost? $145 million

Don Wakamatsu, A.J. Hinch among candidates for Astros opening -
The Astros are in the market for a new manager and experienced names like Don Wakamatsu, A.J. Hinch and Manny Acta are believed to be under consideration.

Former Astros slugger Carlos Lee lists Texas mansion for sale - LA Times
Former professional baseball slugger Carlos Lee has put his mansion-estate in Sugar Land, Texas, on the market at $1.9 million.