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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 26, 2016

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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 | MLB.com
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 | khou.com
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 - SBNation.com
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 - SBNation.com
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 - SBNation.com
This feels wrong, y'all.

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

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