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Super Astros Crawfish Boil: August 23, 2015

Astros news and notes from the past week.

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

Houston Astros pay tribute to 10th anniversary if Hurricane Katr - FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston
Saturday the Houston Astros paid tribute to the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.Opening the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers were two church choirs with a very special bond.

Astros' Colby Rasmus recalls time at Little League World Series |
Colby Rasmus is a huge reason the Astros have stayed in first place most of the season. But did you know that 16 years ago a bleach-blonde, 12-year-old Rasmus helped lead his Phenix City, Alabama team to the Little League World Series?

No, Astros fans should not be lumped with Steve Bartman | MLB | Sporting News
Let's establish this right now: Any attempts to link the Astros fans who prevented Luis Valbuena from catching a popup with Steve Bartman are weak.

10 facts from Astros' memorable 2005 season |
HOUSTON -- Many former Astros returned to Minute Maid Park this weekend for

Astros prospects being eyed for roster callups |
HOUSTON -- Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow visited the team's Double-A affiliate in Corpus Christi last week, in part he says to look at some players the team is considering giving a look when rosters can expand to as many as 40 players on Sept. 1. For the first time since 2008 -- a season that was derailed when the red-hot Astros were forced to move two September home games against the Cubs to Milwaukee's Miller Park because of Hurricane Ike -- Houston will be in playoff contention in the final month, which means the club will handle September callups differently than it has in the past.

What the Heck, Bobby?: Astros Rule 5 Draft Primer and 2015 Eligible Players
The Astros 40-man roster has required a great deal of juggling throughout this season, something that will continue as the team looks toward the playoffs.

Craig Biggio honored at Minute Maid Park |
HOUSTON -- Although tens of thousands of Astros fans flocked to Cooperstown, N.Y., to watch Craig Biggio's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame last month, the Astros wanted to make sure the franchise icon was also given his props in the city where he carved out his storied career. That's what Saturday's ceremony was for -- to present Biggio in front of a sold-out crowd at Minute Maid Park for one final salute of the first Astro to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Astros’ Mike Fiers scoffs at pine tar speculation following no-hitter - Ultimate Astros
One night after the first no-hitter of his career, Astros righthander Mike Fiers dismissed the speculation that surfaced when some folks on social media posted pictures of his glove and wondered if he had pine tar on his glove.

Security guard collapses during pregame ceremony at Minute Maid Park - Ultimate Astros
A security guard collapsed in right field Saturday at Minute Maid Park at the start of the Astros’ pregame ceremony to honor Hall of Famer Craig Biggio.

Nolan Ryan congratulates Mike Fiers on first no-hitter - Ultimate Astros
Not long after Mike Fiers threw the 11th no-hitter in Astros franchise history on Friday night, he met baseball’s all-time leader in no-hitters for the first time.