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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 7, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Friday, October 7, 2016.

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Astros News

Houston Astros minor leaguer can't seem to handle ESPN's Jessica Mendoza in broadcast booth - LA Times
Jessica Mendoza is a two-time Olympic medalist in softball who has become a groundbreaking baseball broadcaster. Brooks Marlow is some prospect in the Houston Astros organization that most of us had never heard of until today. And we’re not talking about him because of any baseball accomplishments....

Houston Astros condemn minor leaguer's sexist tweet criticizing Jessica Mendoza
The Astros say they "do not condone" a tweet posted by one of their minor league infielders criticizing broadcaster Jessica Mendoza during ESPN's NL wild-card broadcast.

Jessica Mendoza probably didn’t care about the Astros prospect’s tweet, but that’s not the point | For The Win
The Astros apologized, but they need to do more as an organization.

Astros farmhand's tweet about ESPN's Mendoza is really sexist - NY Daily News
A Houston Astros minor leaguer is under fire after a sexist tweet about ESPN broadcaster Jessica Mendoza.

Remembering: Astros clinch division in one game playoff in 1980 |
It was 36 years ago on October 6th, 1980 that the Astros won the division in a one game playoff with the LA Dodgers.

MLB News

Manfred: MLB Nearing Completion Of Investigation Into Cardinals-Astros Hacking Case - MLB Trade Rumors
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says that the league is nearing the end of its investigation into the improper accessing of the Astros’ computer systems by at least one Cardinals employee, as the Associated Press reports (via USA Today).

Blue Jays vs. Rangers 2016 final score: Toronto pummels Cole Hamels in 10-1 Game 1 win -
A five-run third inning got the Blue Jays going in a 10-1 blowout win over the Rangers on the road in Game 1 of their American League Division Series.

Roberto Perez introduces himself to national stage in huge ALDS Game 1 win - Let's Go Tribe
World, Roberto. Roberto, world.

Which postseason team gets to complain about injuries the most? -
The Mets lost a chunk of their rotation. The Cubs lost one of their most productive outfielders. The Nationals lost a battery. The Indians lost all of the above. Who has it the worst in the postseason?

Tyler Naquin made history tonight... wait - Let's Go Tribe
According to TBS, anyway.