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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 12, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Thursday, May 12, 2016.

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Astros News

Houston Astros outlast Cleveland Indians in 16-inning game - UPI.com
HOUSTON -- In the span of one homestand Houston Astros infielder Marwin Gonzalez went from zero career home runs with men on base to two.

Fresno Grizzlies: Elite Houston Astros prospect A.J. Reed lands on DL | Fresno Bee
Houston Astros prospect A.J. Reed, a first baseman for Triple-A Fresno, pulled his hamstring and landed on the disabled list.

Trace of 2015 magic arrives at opportune time for Astros - Houston Chronicle
The magic was back. At least for a few minutes.

Astros have a blast - for the 1,500th time - Houston Chronicle
After being on hold for two days, home-run history came Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

Astros report: Marathon produces Michael Feliz's first big league win - Houston Chronicle
While the Astros' starting rotation seems to be getting more crowded, Michael Feliz is certainly making his case to be an option down the road.

Astros-Red Sox Preview (May 12, 2016) | FOX Sports
There was hardly anything separating David Price and Dallas Keuchel last season, but in the end it was the Houston Astros left-hander who wound up beating out Price for the AL Cy Young Award.

Sweet 16: Astros' Marwin Gonzalez ends marathon with walk-off homer against Indians - Houston Chronicle
With the Astros' starting rotation catching most of the early headlines Wednesday - Lance McCullers will make his long-awaited season debut Friday in Boston - it was the offense that quickly took over.

Red Sox Odds: Boston Favored This Weekend Vs. Visiting Astros | Odds | NESN.com
The Boston Red Sox will be looking to pick up a fifth straight win as they open a four-game set with the Houston Astros on Thursday as -145 betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

MLB News

Steven Matz's injured elbow could hurt the Mets - SBNation.com
Thursday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the Mets' Matz injury, Max Scherzer's record night, and Bryce Harper's suspension slash day off.

Max Scherzer ties MLB record with 20 strikeouts against Tigers - SBNation.com
Max Scherzer tied the MLB record with 20 strikeouts in a nine-inning game.

Watch all of Max Scherzer's MLB record 20 strikeouts in like 15 seconds - SBNation.com
Max Scherzer tied the MLB record with 20 strikeouts in a game. Twenty. TWENTY! Read about it here or just take 15 seconds to watch all the strikeouts. Your call! Max Scherzer tied the...

Noah Syndergaard is first MLB pitcher in 9 years to hit 2 home runs in a game - SBNation.com
Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard on Wednesday night became the first MLB pitcher in nine years to hit two home runs in a game.

If the Braves were a frozen hamburger patty, they would be recalled ... but there's hope! - SBNation.com
We knew the Braves were going to be awful, so focusing on the different degrees of awful misses the point.

Bryce Harper suspended 1 game, fined for arguing with umpire - SBNation.com
Bryce Harper has been suspended one game for his actions against umpire Brian Knight on Monday, but has appealed the suspension.