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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 12, 2016

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 -
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 |
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

MLB News

Steven Matz's injured elbow could hurt the Mets -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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! -
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 -
Bryce Harper has been suspended one game for his actions against umpire Brian Knight on Monday, but has appealed the suspension.