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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 3, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

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Astros News

Month may be new, but same old problems for Astros - Houston Chronicle
Dallas Keuchel couldn't save them.

Berrios gets first win as Twins snap Cy Young winner Keuchel's home streak - StarTribune.com
Jose Berrios understood who he was up against on Monday in righthander Dallas Keuchel, the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner.

Lance McCullers moves closer to rejoining Astros - Houston Chronicle
Lance McCullers took another step in rejoining the Astros, as the 22-year-old right hander pitched 4 2/3 innings in an extended spring game Monday.

Astros' Carlos Gomez getting closer to returning to action - Houston Chronicle
Carlos Gomez is trending in the right direction as the Astros hope to keep the center fielder off the 15-day disabled list.

MLB News

Pablo Sandoval needs surgery and his season is over - SBNation.com
Tuesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the end of Pablo Sandoval's 2016, an anniversary for baseball freaks, and fallout from J.J. Hardy's foot injury.

The 25th anniversary of Nolan Ryan and Rickey Henderson confirming they were absolute freaks - SBNation.com
On May 1, 1991, the world enjoyed more baseball history than it could have possibly expected.

J.J. Hardy out for six weeks, Orioles may use Manny Machado as his replacement - Camden Chat
J.J. Hardy broke a bone in his foot. The Orioles may turn to Manny Machado at shortstop while Hardy is out - which could be for six weeks or more.

The excitement and concerns of the Mariners' April - Lookout Landing
In a month of baseball that has Seattle considering whether it's ready to love again, the staff breaks down a few of the most exciting and concerning elements of the season's first stretch.