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Astros Crawfish Boil: April 6, 2016 -- MLB Opening Day 2016

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Astros win their season opener.

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Astros News

Correa's dribbler boosts Astros over Yanks 5-3 in opener - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: There were tiny ice crystals on the infield when batting practice began. New Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro wore a balaclava. In cold like this, the Houston Astros' opener at Yankee Stadium was destined to turn on a goofy play.

Astros' Tyler White had MLB debut to remember vs. Yankees - NY Daily News
It was a good thing Bobby Moranda brought his sunglasses to the Stadium on Tuesday.

Astros announce minor-league rosters - Houston Chronicle
Alex Bregman, the No. 2 overall selection in June's draft, will open his first full professional season Thursday with Class AA Corpus Christi. The highly touted Astros shortstop prospect finished last season with Class A Lancaster.

Astros assign top outfield prospects to River Bandits roster | Midwest League Baseball | qctimes.com
Two of the top five prospects in the Houston Astros organization will begin the 2016 season with the Quad-Cities River Bandits.

MLB Rumor Central (Apr. 5): James Loney a fit for Astros? - MLB Rumor Central- ESPN
A free agent after being released by the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, does James Loney make sense at first base for the Houston Astros?

MLB News

John Gibbons and Chip Hale have already embarrassed themselves - SBNation.com
Wednesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes managers saying things they'll regret, Chase Utley slides, and the things we know are fact from Opening Day.

Blue Jays went from a 4-3 lead to a 3-2 loss because of new MLB slide rule reversal - SBNation.com
The Blue Jays went from a 4-3 win to a 3-2 loss after after replay.

Chase Utley continues to crave the blood of humans - The Good Phight
The new rule named after Utley is ruining baseball almost aggressively as Utley himself!

The incontrovertible truths of MLB Opening Day 2016 - SBNation.com
There's a team that might not hit a lot, and there's a team that might hit a bunch. Also, snow is the worst, and so is the fake Opening Day.

The Red Sox are still plenty versatile - Over the Monster
Despite taking Brock Holt and Travis Shaw off their bench, the Red Sox haven't lost their versatility.

We can thank John Oliver for the Ninja Turtles sitting front row at the Yankees' game - SBNation.com
We can thank John Oliver for this amusing spectacle