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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 3, 2015

Astros links and news from around the league.

The ball didn't bounce the right way for Pat Neshek and the Astros Wednesday night.
The ball didn't bounce the right way for Pat Neshek and the Astros Wednesday night.
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Astros News:

Mariners take two of three against Astros |
The Mariners scored a pair of unearned runs in the eighth inning, taking advantage of a throwing error by reliever Pat Neshek to break a tie, and then added three more runs in the ninth on a Logan Morrison homer to beat the Astros, 8-3, on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.

Mariners hand Astros first series loss at Minute Maid Park since June - Ultimate Astros A disappointing loss for the Astros as they couldn't come up with a big hit and the bullpen faltered again.

Pat Neshek's first error comes vs. Seattle |
Pat Neshek hadn't made an error in his nine-year Major League career when he delivered a 1-0 pitch to Jesus Sucre in the bottom of the eighth inning of a tie ballgame on Wednesday night.

Astros SP Scott Feldman’s MRI shows no tears in right shoulder - Ultimate Astros Relatively good injury news for Scott Feldman.

Dallas Keuchel named AL pitcher of the month for third time this year - Ultimate Astros He's the first Astros pitcher ever to win the award three times in the same season.

Around the Majors:

Several top prospects among September callups |
A comprehensive list of the best prospects joining their major league clubs in September.

Drooling over Miguel Sano’s incredible numbers through 50 career games | HardballTalk
The Twins rookie looks like Carlos Correa's biggest competition for the AL Rookie of the Year.

Bat Flipping in Korea: not-so-serious business | HardballTalk
Bat flipping in the US means you're "not playing the game the right way". In Korean baseball it is part of the game.

Back to School: The Science Behind Toronto Flamethrower Marcus Stroman’s Rapid ACL Recovery "
Ben Lindbergh dives deep on how Marcus Stroman recovered from ACL surgery ahead of schedule and finished his degree at Duke University in the process.