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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 9, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, May 9, 2016.

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Astros News

Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros series preview, pitching matchups |
The Indians, coming off a 5-1 homestand against AL Central powerhouses Detroit and Kansas City, will face the Houston Astros for the first time this season when they open a three-game series Monday night at Minute Maid Park.

Astros employee saved a young boy on the field from running into a pitch | For The Win
What a save.

Astros report: Marisnick starts in center day after Gomez is ejected - Houston Chronicle
Carlos Gomez was out of the Astros' lineup Sunday, a day after he was ejected by first-base umpire Jeff Nelson for arguing balls and strikes as he went out to take his position in center field for the 10th inning.

Astros catch first pitch from moms on Mothers Day - Houston Chronicle
The Astros celebrated Mother's Day with an apparent Pink Out. The team's jerseys featured pink numbers, pink stirrups and pink wristbands. Some players added to the pink with matching shoes, batting gloves and the usual annual use of pink bats.

Houston Astros Rumors: Lance McCullers, Evan Gattis Close
Houston Astros rumors indicate that Lance McCullers and Evan Gattis could re-join the team before the end of May, with McCullers to rotation and Gattis to catch

Astros’ Gattis set to hone catching skills with Hooks
While Evan Gattis is here with the Hooks, they might as well take advantage of some of the offense the Houston Astros player provides.

MLB News

Jose Reyes reportedly might be suspended for at least 60 games -
Major League Baseball could come down hard on Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes, potentially with a suspension of 60-80 games for violating the league's domestic violence policy, a suspension that could be announced this week.

The Blue Jays must take advantage of the bad starters they face - Bluebird Banter
The Blue Jays will get a bit of a gift this week, and they need to take advantage of it.

Firing Tigers' Brad Ausmus would be a pointless attempt to fix bigger issues - Bless You Boys
The Tigers can't win because of their absent offense and poor pitching.

Possum causes delay during LSU baseball game, gets demoted immediately -
Sorry lil buddy!