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Super Astros Crawfish Boil: July 19, 2015

Astros news and notes from the past week.

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

Astros, Rangers Benches Clear After Hank Conger, Rougned Odor Exchange Words | Bleacher Report
The latest MLB news, trade rumors, scores, live coverage, free agent updates, power rankings mock drafts and more from Bleacher Report

Report: Padres, Astros have discussed starting pitching | HardballTalk
If the Padres become sellers, they might have a taker for Andrew Cashner and/or Tyson Ross.

Astros honor National Guard unit - Ultimate Astros
Saturday’s near-capacity crowd rose to its feet for a 10-minute on-field ceremony honoring the 136th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of the Texas National Guard, which is about to depart for training at Fort Hood and deployment to Kuwait and six other countries.

Dallas Keuchel talks pitching, Astros’ retro uniforms - Ultimate Astros
All-Star Game starter Dallas Keuchel, who will start for the Astros in Sunday’s third and final game of the Rangers series, said he expects on occasion to go "strength on strength" against the lefthanded batters in the Texas lineup.

The remarkable power of Astros rookie Carlos Correa -
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is capable of hitting the ball hard, you know.

Commissioner defends All-Star voting system that nearly spurned Altuve - Ultimate Astros
The Kansas City Royals had three starting players for the American League in the end, after their fans blitzed the online voting process and, for a time, seemed poised to have even more Royals in starting positions.

Plans to name highway after ex-Astro Randy Johnson scrapped - Ultimate Astros
The plans to name an Arizona highway after former Astros pitcher Randy Johnson have been shelved.

Astros owner travels to All-Star Game to deliver special gifts to Keuchel, Altuve - Ultimate Astros
Astros owner Jim Crane made a special trip to the 86th annual All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park to hand deliver gifts to Dallas Keuchel and Jose Altuve.