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Super Astros Crawfish Boil: May 10, 2015

Astros news and notes from the past week.

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning boys and girls. Happy mother's day. Now for the stories...

Houston, We Have a Pulse: 10 Stats That Explain the Astros’ Resurgence "
On June 11, 2012, the Astros were 26-34, which put them on a 70-win pace.

Correa Trying Not to Think About Pending Promotion - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend
It's widely known that Carlos Correa is going to be leaving the Hooks soon with Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow saying as much this week, but for Correa that move is in the back of his mind.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on Astros’ recent run: ‘Everybody loves turnarounds’ - Ultimate Astros
Baseball’s top dog can appreciate the rise of the underdog.

The MLB concussion policy and George Springer - Ultimate Astros
There’s no official word yet on George Springer’s condition after he crashed into the outfield wall while making a catch against the Rangers on Tuesday.

DeShields Jr. Shows His Worth on Roster in Monday's Win | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Delino DeShields Jr. was put on the Rangers' roster for one reason, and he showed it against his former team on Monday night.

Sugar Land Skeeters loaded for 2015 season - Canada Baseball |
The cream rises to the top.

1. Witness the best start in franchise history The Astros are... Photo-7919924.109024 - Houston Chronicle
Cheap tickets, great weather and Evan Gattis mashing taters, what more could you ask for?

Collin McHugh riding his slider to success - Beyond the Box Score
One weird trick has changed Collin McHugh's career.

Astros starting to believe they're for real |
HOUSTON -- At the moment, there's some magic around these Astros. Isn't that the bottom line? They might see it differently. To them, a little 10-game winning streak is the byproduct of blue-collar stuff.

Eye on MLB, May 3: Astros still streaking -
The Astros have won 10 straight, the Tigers and Royals split a four-game series and much more. Follow all action here all day in The Eye.

After slow start, Gattis displaying his power |
HOUSTON -- Fans in the Crawford Boxes at Minute Maid Park might want to start wearing protective armor when Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis is at the plate. Gattis rocketed a pair of home runs into the left-field seats, including a line-drive shot in the eighth inning to snap a tie, and drove in four Sunday to lead the Astros to their 10th consecutive win, 7-6, in a four-game sweep of the Mariners.

Streaking Houston Astros are delivering by design - SweetSpot - ESPN
How are the Astros winning? And can they stay in the AL West race into September?