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Astros Crawfish Boil: April 22, 2016

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Astros News

Texas Rangers: Three takeaways from Rangers' sweep of Astros and rout of a Cy Young winner | SportsDay
Get news, scores and schedules on the Dallas Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, and Texas College & High-School Football teams from the Dallas Morning News.

Astros lose to Rangers 7-4 for latest series sweep at Texas
The Houston Astros headed home from Globe Life Park on Thursday night following another fruitless series against their home-state rivals in the American League West

Rangers sweep Astros in first Lone Star series of season - Houston Chronicle
Rangers fans brought the brooms to Globe Life Park.

Desmond, Griffin lead Rangers over Astros 7-4 for sweep
Ian Desmond's first homer of the season was good for three runs and A.J. Griffin outpitched 2015 American League Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-4.

Astros report: Jose Altuve at a loss to explain power surge - Houston Chronicle
Jose Altuve isn't trying to hit home runs, but he entered Thursday's series finale against the Rangers tied for second in the American League with five.

Red Sox-Astros Preview (Apr 22, 2016) | FOX Sports
Following a disappointing opening homestand, the Boston Red Sox look to turn things around on a five-game road trip that begins in Houston.

ESPN trailblazer Jessica Mendoza to call Astros-Red Sox game - Houston Chronicle
There will come a time when Jessica Mendoza will come to town to do ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" and we can focus strictly on baseball.

MLB News

The Cubs delivered a historic destruction of the Reds - SBNation.com
Friday's Say Hey Baseball takes a look at the utterly ferocious beating that the Cubs handed the Reds. Plus, Manny Machado is making a strong case for being the best player in baseball.

Jake Arrieta no-hits Reds in 16-0 Cubs blowout win - SBNation.com
Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw his second no-hitter in as many seasons, blanking the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night in Cincinnati.

Fan attempts to celebrate Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter with Cubs, leaves with police - SBNation.com
He got in on the action for 30 seconds before security intervened.

Minnesota native Prince will be missed in Twins clubhouse - SBNation.com
The Minnesota Twins have long made their rookies sing 'Little Red Corvette,' the 1980s song by Prince, who passed away earlier Friday.

Adrian Beltre reacts to a loose baseball like it's a giant snake about to slither over his foot - SBNation.com
Adrian Beltre remains the best entertainment.