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Astros Crawfish Boil: March 11, 2016

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Astros news and notes from Spring Training.

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Astros News

Arroyo pitches 3 perfect innings as Nats lose to Astros 4-3
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Bronson Arroyo boosted his comeback attempt with three perfect innings in the Washington Nationals' 4-3 loss to the Houston Astros on Thursday.

Jeff Luhnow Q&A: On first base, Ken Giles and Astros' rotation - Houston Chronicle
General manager Jeff Luhnow answered a few burning questions as the Astros reach the halfway mark of spring training:

Astros report: 2-run homer a rarity for Marwin Gonzalez - Houston Chronicle
Marwin Gonzalez homered for a second consecutive game Thursday, hitting a two-run shot to right field in the Astros' 4-3 victory over Washington at Space Coast Stadium.

No worries, Astros management: Correa dealing with stardom just fine - Buster Olney Blog- ESPN
Buster Olney catches up with Carlos Correa and lays out a typical day for the Astros star back in Puerto Rico as he was growing up; plus today's links.

How to follow today's Detroit Tigers-Houston Astros game
1:05 p.m., No TV or radio: Grapefruit League action continues today in Kissimmee, Fla.

MLB News

Bryce Harper brings back the unwritten rules discussion - SBNation.com
Friday's Say Hey, Baseball includes Bryce Harper and Goose Gossage taking two different viewpoints on unwritten rules, Kansas City's need to build a new core and the many possibilities for Johnny Cueto.

Blue Jays outfielder flips over a wall so hard his glove flies off - SBNation.com
Whee!

How to explain Ryan Braun to your kids - Brew Crew Ball
Won't someone please think about the children!?

For the Orioles, it makes the most sense for Chris Davis to play right field with Mark Trumbo at first base - Camden Chat
With no clear starter in right field, it may be most logical for Davis to make way for Trumbo at first base.

Oakland A's injury: Jarrod Parker recovery set back after lateral elbow impingement, but should pitch again - Athletics Nation
Jarrod Parker's injury is not as bad as it could have been. He'll go for an MRI today or tomorrow.