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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 26, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Thursday, May 26, 2016.

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Astros News

Luis Valbuena's solo shot sends Astros over Orioles - Houston Chronicle
Luis Valbuena relaxed at home Monday morning only to decide to spend a rare Astros off day otherwise. Coming off consecutive games out of the lineup, the 30-year-old Venezuelan made a phone call and then headed to Minute Maid Park for a solo session in the batting cages.

Astros prospect Alex Bregman learning third |
Alex Bregman doesn't make many mistakes on the baseball field, so when he was picked off base in a game a few days ago in Midland, Double-A Corpus Christi manager Rodney Linares noticed Bregman sitting with his head down in the dugout.

Astros report: Will Harris sets major league pace for dominant relief - Houston Chronicle
More than a quarter of the way through this season, Will Harris has been one of baseball's best relief pitchers.

Photos: Valbuena's tiebreaking homer lifts Astros over Orioles 4-3 |
Photos: Valbuena's tiebreaking homer lifts Astros over Orioles 4-3

Houston Astros Considering Shopping Carlos Gomez, Colby Rasmus - Hardball Scoop - Scout
The Houston Astros are looking into possible trade options for Carlos Gomez and Colby Rasmus as Ken Rosenthal reports.

MLB News

Jake Arrieta's latest win tied some MLB history -
Thursday's Say Hey, Baseball includes Jake Arrieta tying an MLB record, Nomar Mazara's monster homer, and Bill Lee's inconvenient campaign for governor.

The Twins are unquestionably the saddest team in baseball -
The Braves were supposed to be awful. So what do we make of the Twins?

There's a fan wearing a Cubs hat and Cardinals jersey at the same damn time -
This feels wrong, y'all.

The king of minor league manager tirades got angry again and punted a base -
Joe Mikulik is the Troy McClure of getting angry at baseball games.

Hero Dodgers fan prat falls down stairs while carrying too many peanuts -
This is what we should all aspire to be.