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Astros Crawfish Boil: June 10, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Friday, June 10, 2016.

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Astros News

Astros draft high school pitcher Forrest Whitley in first round - Houston Chronicle
The Astros' first-round draft pick was a little busy when the news became official Thursday evening.

Texas Rangers sink Astros again thanks to Martin Perez's consistency - SweetSpot- ESPN
Another quality start for lefty Martin Perez was the key Thursday, as the Rangers beat the rival Astros for the ninth time in 10 meetings this season.

Hard to believe in Astros when Rangers stand in the way - Houston Chronicle
Until the bloody intrastate beatdown along I-45 stops, there is only one question the Astros must ask themselves.

Astros-Rays preview (Jun 10, 2016) | FOX Sports
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros, both four games under .500, meet at Tropicana Field for a three-game weekend series starting Friday, though they're headed in opposite directions in recent play.

Astros 1st round pick was drafted while pitching in a state playoff game -
He got picked, and now his team is headed to the state championship game.

Astros report: No matter the role, manager glad to have Will Harris on his side - Houston Chronicle
In case you haven't paid attention, Astros manager A.J. Hinch isn't big on titles or distinctions in his bullpen.

MLB News

MLB Draft 2016 results tracker: Follow the selections, pick by pick -
Follow along with the first 10 rounds of the 2016 MLB Draft as each selection is made, 316 picks in all.

It's MLB Draft day! (Day two!) -
Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes draft results from day one of the draft, day two of the draft, and stuff that happened in baseball that isn’t draft-related.

MLB Draft order 2016: Complete selection order for Rounds 3-10 -
Here is the order for Rounds 3-10 of the 2016 MLB Draft, to be held on Friday, with 239 picks on the docket and one minute in between each selection.

MLB Draft 2016: Phillies take OF Mickey Moniak with 1st overall pick -
Carlsbad, Calif. high school outfielder Mickey Moniak was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies with the first overall selection of the 2016 MLB Draft.

The greatest alternate histories of the MLB Draft -
Bo Jackson on the Yankees? Randy Johnson on the Braves? Barry Bonds on the *Giants*? We explore all of these wacky scenarios and more.

NCAA Baseball Tournament 2016: Bracket, schedule and scores for super regional round -
Whittled from 64 teams to 16, college baseball's version of March Madness continues into the second round this weekend.