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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 7th, 2015

What a night?!

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Astros News

Astros’ Dallas Keuchel Dominates as Yankees Skid Into Winter - The New York Times
Three days’ rest and early homers by Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez ended up being plenty for Houston’s ace, who pitched six shutout innings to outshine Masahiro Tanaka.

How the Astros rode bat flips to a wild-card victory over the Yankees - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: After Carlos Gomez and Colby Rasmus let their swag out, the Astros celebrated their ride to the ALDS long into the night.

Astros, Dallas Keuchel own the moment that passes Yankees by - SweetSpot - ESPN
Dallas Keuchel got the better of Alex Rodriguez in a sixth-inning showdown, and Houston is going on to the American League Division Series.

Dallas Keuchel, Astros look like playoff vets in eliminating Yankees
Behind a strong start from ace Dallas Keuchel, Houston defeats the New York Yankees 3-0 in the Bronx and advances to face the Kansas City Royals in the AL Division Series.

Astros' Taylor Swift concert tweet comes full circle after Wild Card win | FOX Sports
Houston celebrates in the Bronx

Breakdown of the Royals vs. Astros in the regular season | The Kansas City Star
The Royals were swept by the Astros in the first series between the teams this season, but KC took two of three in the second series.

Matt Duffy’s spot on Astros roster a special moment in Bronx - Ultimate Astros
Matt Duffy heard voices during batting practice Tuesday evening, a member of the last hitting group as the last man on the Astros’ 25-man roster for the wild card game.

Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa pours champagne on Buster Olney - Extra Mustard -
The Astros are going to the ALDS to face off against the Royals after winning a 3–0 wild-card game over the Yankees on Tuesday night.

Root For The Astros In The Playoffs
It’s no longer the baseball preseason. Time to get your ass fired up for the regular fall season of America’s Pastime. Read all our playoff team previews here. Today, you’re getting to know … THE HOUSTON ASTROS.

Houston Astros Built A Winner On A Budget - Forbes
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 06: Luke Gregerson #44 of the Houston Astros celebrates with his teammates Jason Castro #15 and Marwin Gonzalez #9 after defeating the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on October 6, 2015 in New York City. The Astros [...]

Meet the Astros' biggest fan |
As the Astros prepare to take on the Yankees in New York for the American League wild card game. We found one guy whose loyalty to the Astros may trump everyone else's.

Around the Majors

Jessica Mendoza Will Make Baseball History at Tonight’s Yankees-Astros Playoff Game | TIME
The All-American will become the first woman to call an MLB playoff game

The Yankees were eliminated, and either the Cubs or Pirates are next -
Wednesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the Pirates and Cubs Wild Card Game, the Yankees loss to the Astros, and why losing in the playoffs will suck for your team.

Astros advance against punchless Yankees in AL Wild Card Game -
The Astros will move on to face the Royals in the ALDS, while the Yankees get to think about what needs to change for 2016.

Here's why it will suck when your team loses in the postseason -
There are ten teams in the 2015 MLB Postseason. Nine of them will go home wondering what went wrong. Here's why it will feel really, really bad.

SB Nation's 2015 MLB postseason predictions -
Even though the Yankees or Cardinals will probably win, we tried to predict the postseason anyway.

MLB playoffs 2015: Bracket, schedule, scores and more -
Keeping track of every single game of the 2015 Major League Baseball playoffs, from the Wild Card Games through the World Series.

Astros pop bottles in glorious celebration on Yankee Stadium mound -
Houston, we don't have a problem.

Colby Rasmus looked like a super villain during the Astros' celebration -
Colby Rasmus celebrated the Astros' win in style.

The MLB playoffs are back, so obviously Marlins Man is there -
It wouldn't be an important event without him.

Yankees fan talks trash to Alex Rodriguez from beyond the grave -
There are hot takes. There are hotter takes. And then there are crematory takes.