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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 12, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

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Astros News

MLB notes: Astros to dump ‘Tal’s Hill’ | Baseball |
The Houston Astros began work on renovations to center field at Minute Maid Park on Monday that will remove "Tal’s Hill" and add field-level seating. The renovations were supposed to

The Longest MLB Postseason Games Of All-Time
The Giants and Cubs went 5 hours and 4 minutes in Game 3 of the 2016 NLDS. But how does that rate to the longest postseason games of all-time?

LOOK: Here's what Tal's Hill at Minute Maid Park looks like as it's being leveled -
The Astros are renovating center field this offseason

MLB News

The Cubs killed the Even Year, which didn’t exist anyway -
The Cubs completed one of the biggest ninth-inning comebacks in decades, and it’s the lack of mythology that’s so refreshing for everyone left in the postseason.

The Giants’ bullpen struggles finally doomed their season -
32 blown saves in one season proved to be too much.

The Dodgers forced a Game 5, the Giants did not -
Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the Cubs advancing to the NLCS, the Dodgers forcing a Game 5, and potential good news for the Indians.

Danny Salazar could return from injury to rejoin Cleveland Indians for ALCS - Let's Go Tribe
The Cleveland Indians just swept the Red Sox, leaning heavily on their bullpen. The Tribe may be getting a boost, as All-Star Danny Salazar is reportedly close to being cleared to rejoin the team for the ALCS against the Blue Jays.