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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 24th, 2015

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Astros news and notes.

Jose Altuve save at the plate.
Jose Altuve save at the plate.
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Astros News:

Bullpen collapses in Astros’ costly late loss to Angels - Ultimate Astros
This really, really isn’t the time.

Astros unable to fend off Angels in rubber game | astros.com

David Freese hit a towering ball off the wall in left-center field off reliever Pat Neshek and wound up with a two-run, two-out go-ahead double in a three-run eighth inning that lifted the Angels to a 6-5 win over the Astros on Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

A.J. Hinch surprised replay didn’t reverse call on Carlos Correa - Ultimate Astros

The out call at second base in the bottom of the fifth inning Wednesday at Minute Maid Park had the Angels television commentators convinced it should be overturned, and seemingly the entirety of Minute Maid Park was in agreement.

Carlos Gomez's injury lingering for Astros | astros.com

It's becoming increasingly evident that the Astros will be without the services of center fielder Carlos Gomez when the American League West-leading Rangers come to Minute Maid Park for a crucial three-game series starting Friday.

Yogi Berra Tributes

Yogi Berra had special bond with Craig Biggio | astros.com
The phone would ring every Dec. 14 with a familiar voice on the other end of the line. Craig Biggio knew the call was coming, and he looked forward to it every year. It was Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra calling to wish Biggio a happy birthday.

Remembering the great American life of Yankees legend Yogi Berra | SI.com

Tom Verducci writes that Yogi Berra was an American hero.

Yogi Berra: a man greater than his legend | HardballTalk

Yogi Berra is immortal. But there was nothing inevitable about his immortality.

Yogi | NBC SportsWorld

Yogi Berra lived a life of heroism, triumph and love, and he left an incomparable mark on the world.

Around Baseball:

TEX vs. OAK - 09/23/2015
Rangers win, increase lead over Astros

Hughes is sharp, Kluber isn't in Twins' 4-2 win over Indians
Phil Hughes pitched five scoreless innings in his return to the rotation, and the Minnesota Twins had rare success against Corey Kluber in a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.

Lorenzo Cain sends Royals by Mariners in 10th | MLB.com
Lorenzo Cain singled in pinch-runner Paulo Orlando from second base with one out in the 10th inning as the Royals rallied for a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Mariners on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

Russell Martin homers as Blue Jays pad lead | MLB.com

The Blue Jays took a stranglehold of the American League East lead as right-hander Marcus Stroman tossed seven efficient innings and Russell Martin hit a three-run homer to secure a 4-0 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.