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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 19, 2015

News and notes from around the league, and at home.

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Astros News:

Astros' Keuchel, Marisnick ride high with Breitling Jet Team | FOX Sports
Two Astros were treated to some jet rides after their season came to an end earlier this week.

Astros' window of opportunity by no means a given - Houston Chronicle
Everything that combined to create the most special Astros season in a decade - from the fruits of a restocked farm system to the front office's ability to identify outside players who were undervalued; from the improvements of those drafted by the old administration like Dallas Keuchel and George Springer to the comfortably installed culture of manager A.J. Hinch and his staff - tells you the team is only going to get better from here.

Do the Houston Astros need to re-sign Colby Rasmus?
Do the Houston Astros need to re-sign Colby Rasmus? A look into the idea of bringing Rasmus back for Crush City part 2.

Undoing the Underdog Narrative: The Royals Eliminate the Astros, Make More Memories, and Cement Their New-Cardinals Status "
So this is how the 1 percent lives.

Other Baseball News:

Jake Arrieta isn't magic, and he's in good company - SBNation.com
Even the best pitchers have postseason hiccups. Most of them, even.

Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta lost, and the Cubs are in trouble - SBNation.com
Monday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the Cubs' 0-2 deficit, the Blue Jays trying to avoid going down 0-3 and the future of the Dodgers.

Daniel Murphy joins select company with postseason home run streak - SBNation.com
Daniel Murphy joined select company with his home run in Game 2 of the NLCS, becoming the first Mets player with a home run in four straight playoff games.

Final Score: Mets 4, Cubs 1—Mets take the damn Game 2 - Amazin' Avenue
Heroics by Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy, Noah Syndergaard, and the Mets' bullpen propelled New York to a huge win.