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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 27, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Thursday, October 27, 2016.

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Astros News

Astros void deal with Cuban arm Cionel Perez |
HOUSTON -- The Astros have voided a deal with Cuban pitching prospect Cionel Perez, a source told's Jesse Sanchez Wednesday. Perez was set to be introduced to the media in Houston last week before the deal was voided due to an issue related to his physical. In September, the Astros agreed to a deal worth $5.15 million with the left-hander, which was the largest contract awarded to an international amateur prospect under the international signing guidelines in franchise history. The Astros, who haven't commented on Perez, could still work out another deal with him.

Fayetteville Astros: The First Two Years - Up and Coming Weekly
Up and Coming Weekly, News, Views, Arts, Entertainment,Local Paper, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Biggio’s Sports Bar Takes Shape At Marriott Marquis - Eater Houston
photos posted to Marriott Marquis’ Facebook page indicate that construction is coming along swimmingly

MLB News

The Cubs are where they want to be, and the Indians need to forge ahead -
The first two games of the World Series couldn’t be more different. That’s good and bad news for both teams.

Kyle Schwarber isn’t medically cleared to play the outfield. Yet. -
Thursday’s Say Hey, Baseball finds Chicago might have an issue with their returning hero, it’s time for the Indians to make a change, and free tacos.

Cubs vs. Indians 2016 final score: Chicago offense comes alive in Game 2 to even World Series -
After getting shut out in Game 1, the Cubs bounced back with a strong offensive performance to beat the Indians in Game 2, evening the World Series at one game apiece.

Jake Arrieta has longest World Series no-hit bid in 47 years -
Cubs starter Jake Arrieta in Game 2 had the longest no-hit bid in he World Series since Jerry Koosman in 1969 Game 2.

Professor relents on strict attendance policy for Indians fan with World Series tickets -
College professors are often sticklers for rules. I had a college professor who would dock a letter grade if assignments weren’t written in pencil. A lot of professors are especially strict on...