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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 22, 2015

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

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Astros news

Might Astros put slugging Carter on the trade block? | FOX Sports
The Astros could opt to make a change at first base before next season.

Bonds Approved for Nats-Astros Training Facility - Athletic Business
The race is on for the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros to transform a 160-acre landfill south of 45th Street into a Major League Baseball spring training facility by January 2017.

Palm Beach County commissioners are hats off — literally — to the Astros and Nationals | The Insider
Baseball caps with the logos of the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals were passed out to each of the seven Palm Beach County commissioners Tuesday -- a gesture of thanks for the county's work on bringing the teams to West Palm Beach for spring training.

Around the league

Jays win ALCS Game 5: Terrific start from Marco Estrada - Bluebird Banter
We are going to have a Game 6!

Mets executive is excited to celebrate if he could just open this dang giant bottle of champagne - SBNation.com
The bottle was a little hard to open, but once it popped, the party was on.

I'm not ready for the Cubs and Blue Jays to go away - SBNation.com
Wait, come back, hey, you just got here.

Daniel Murphy wins 2015 NLCS MVP after record-setting series - SBNation.com
New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy hit home runs in each of the first three games of the National League Championship Series, then had three hits in the series-clinching Game 4 in Chicago. For his efforts, Murphy was named 2015 NLCS MVP.

Mets vs. Cubs NLCS Game 4 recap: 3 reasons New York swept into World Series - SBNation.com
The New York completed their sweep of the Cubs with a win in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field in Chicago, earning a trip to the World Series for the first time since 2000.