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Super Astros Crawfish Boil: June 28, 2015

Astros news and notes from the past week.

Homerun had me like woooo.
Homerun had me like woooo.
Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning boys and girls, here is your Sunday reading material.

‘Who knew?’ Phillies ace Cole Hamels clears up trade rumors involving Astros, others - Ultimate Astros
Cole Hamels hasn’t ruled out a trade to Astros or any other club.

Astros: Will Chad Qualls Trip To The DL Benefit The Team?
Beleagured Astros reliever Chad Qualls, will take a spell on the 15-Day disabled list as he heals from a neck injury. Will this move be beneficial?

Astros report: Feldman progressing in rehab - Houston Chronicle
Astros righthander Scott Feldman threw a second workout stint off the mound Saturday as he continues his efforts to recover from surgery to repair the medial meniscus in his right knee.

The Astros Are Good Now. What The Hell?
If you’re like a lot of sports fans, there’s a good chance that you are just now starting to pay attention to baseball. You’ve finally recovered from all those sleepless nights spent watching NBA playoff games, the world around you is starting to fall into a summer malaise, and you’re ready to spend the next few months eating only food that has been grilled and watching baseball. There’s probably a few things you need to get caught up on, and one of them may be a little shocking. Guess what? The Astros are good now.

Could Astros sue Cards over hacking allegations? : Sports
Baseball has clear rules about settling disputes between clubs. Penalties for breach could come from feds, commissioner, and Cards ownership.

Jon Singleton a victim of the Astros success
Baseball Essential is a fast-growing team of correspondents dedicated to connecting players, writers & fans to a multimedia platform.

KPRC Editorial: Jerry Martin on Houston Astros | Editorials - Home
I am happy to say that I am falling in love this summer and you should too.

Can the Astros maintain their success? - ESPN Video
Tim Kurkjian breaks down the Astros' success this season and whether they can make the playoffs.

What the Houston Astros hack can teach you about cybersecurity - CBS News
It's a mistake people make all the time - and it may have opened the door to the breach of a Major League Baseball team

Why Houston Astros' database would be worth hacking
The type of valuable information stored in proprietary team databases -- like the Astros' system that was hacked -- shows how sophisticated and essential data crunching has become in baseball.