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Astros Crawfish Boil: June 17, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Friday, June 17, 2016.

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Astros News

Astros' Will Harris thriving in save situations - Houston Chronicle
Astros manager A.J. Hinch isn’t one for labels or titles.

Astros sign 7 more players from 2016 Draft |
HOUSTON -- The Astros announced Thursday they had signed seven more players who were taken in the 2016 MLB Draft, including fourth-round pick Brett Adcock, a left-handed pitcher from Michigan, and sixth-round pick Stephen Wrenn, an outfielder from Georgia.

Reds-Astros preview (Jun 16, 2016) | FOX Sports
HOUSTON -- The Astros haven't completed the long climb back to .500 following their abysmal opening month, but on the heels of their first sweep in St. Louis since May 11-13, 2010, momentum is building.

Astros, Cards meet, no talk of hacking
ST. LOUIS -- The Houston Astros happened to be in town when the St. Louis Cardinals paraded out one of their just-signed first-round draft picks to take some cuts in the batting cage and do interviews.

Astros report: Manager likes the look of lengthened lineup - Houston Chronicle
With the Astros not heading back to a National League ballpark until August, it's still up in the air if the latest wrinkle to their batting order - Jose Altuve in the third spot and Carlos Correa hitting cleanup - will stick

MLB News

The Mets have probably lost David Wright for 2016 -
Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes David Wright’s neck surgery, a new Cubs’ prospect, and early trade deadline thoughts.

The Blue Jays are stoking another hot debate about keeping pitchers healthy -
Aaron Sanchez is going back in the bullpen in the second half of the season because that's the best way to keep a young pitcher healthy. Right?

Dad snags foul ball with one hand while holding daughter and some hot dogs -
Way to go, dad.

The Orioles are going to trade a prospect you like for an unhelpful starting pitcher - Camden Chat
The Orioles are in dire need for a starting pitcher, any starting pitcher - which probably means they’ll trade a prospect you like for a pitcher you don’t.