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Astros Crawfish Boil: June 28, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

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Astros News

Astros rally late, then hold off Angels - Houston Chronicle
Carlos Correa watched halfway up the first-base line as his fly ball curled toward the right-field corner. Kole Calhoun, the Los Angeles Angels' right fielder, saw it into his glove on the warning track and crashed into the wall.

Correa Breaks Tie in 9th, Astros Hold off Angels 4-2 - ABC News
For most of the night Monday, the Astros trailed. Yet manager A.J. Hinch was confident if Houston could simply catch the Angels, the game would swing.

Five reasons the Astros have been able to turn their season around -
The Astros have won 22 of their last 31 games. Here are five reasons they've climbed back into the postseason race

Astros' Scott Feldman to make spot start in place of Lance McCullers - Houston Chronicle
Scott Feldman will make a spot start for the Astros on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Angels in place of Lance McCullers, who is dealing with the start of a blister on his right index finger, manager A.J. Hinch said.

Luke Gregerson's help with slider aids Brady Rodgers' shot at Astros call-up - Houston Chronicle
Brady Rodgers has always exhibited pinpoint command, but to succeed at the highest level pitchers need to be able to make hitters swing and miss.

Fayetteville council approves talks with Astros; adopts budget | Local News |
The Fayetteville City Council has unanimously agreed to spend an additional $250,000 to fine-tune the financing models for a baseball stadium and to approve a nonbinding letter of intent by

It's 30 years and counting for Astros play-by-play announcer - Houston Chronicle
Astros play-by-play announcer Bill Brown just celebrated his 30th anniversary with the team.

MLB News

The Mets rotation is suddenly full of elbow troubles -
Tuesday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the latest on Matz’s and Thor’s elbows, the only correct AL All-Star ballot, and Arizona’s Game 1 win in the College World Series.

The only correct ballot for the 2016 American League All-Star team -
Thank goodness you're here. Now you know the only proper way to vote for the 2016 AL All-Star team

Coastal Carolina vs. Arizona final score, College World Series 2016: J.C. Cloney throws complete game in Wildcats win -
J.C. Cloney shut out one of college baseball's most dangerous offenses to beat Coastal in Game 1 of the College World Series finals.

College World Series 2016, Coastal Carolina vs. Arizona: Time, TV schedule and live stream -
Coastal Carolina's bats failed to show on Monday night; can Arizona shut up the Chanticleers' hitters again?

Washington Nationals calling up Lucas Giolito to start vs New York Mets - Federal Baseball
The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that they are calling top pitching prospect Lucas Giolito up to the majors to start against the New York Mets tomorrow night. Giolito is one of the top-ranked pitchers in all of baseball.