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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, July 11, 2016.

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Astros News

2016 Futures Game: Astros prospect Alex Bregman shines for Team USA - CBSSports.com
The 2015 first rounder singled, doubled and tripled for Team USA

Astros pitching prospect Joe Musgrove tops off homecoming with perfect inning at Futures Game - Houston Chronicle
Enjoying dinner with family and friends Saturday night in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, Joe Musgrove let a phone call from a number he didn't recognize go to voicemail.

Marisnick scores on errant throw in 10th for 2-1 Astros win
The Houston Astros keep finding ways to win games late.

Dominant pitching pivotal in Astros' first-half success - Houston Chronicle
Overshadowed in the hoopla of another walk-off victory was an all-around dominating performance by the Astros pitching staff.

Astros say All-Star break coming at the right time - Houston Chronicle
The Astros have one of the younger rosters in the big leagues, but even their manager says now is a good time for his players to get a break and catch their collective breath.

Astros' George Springer gets the day off, ending streak - Houston Chronicle
George Springer wasn't in the Astros lineup Saturday, snapping a run of 112 consecutive starts. The streak was the second-longest in baseball behind Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano (144).

MLB News

All-Star Week turns to the Home Run Derby - SBNation.com
Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the lowdown on the Home Run Derby, Madison Bumgarner’s near-no-no, and Yunel Escobar’s infield drawing.

2016 MLB Futures Games results: Yoan Moncada home run gives World a comeback win - SBNation.com
Yoan Moncada, the Boston Red Sox infielder who is arguably the top prospect in baseball, hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning, giving the World team a win over the U.S. team in the 2016 MLB Futures Game, ending a six-year losing streak.

Brandon Belt and Michael Saunders are All-Stars - SBNation.com
Saturday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the results of the Final Vote, the stupidity of not pushing Ichiro for the All-Star Game, and what Matt Harvey’s injury really entails.

Red Sox acquire Brad Ziegler from Diamondbacks - MLB Daily Dish
The right-hander heads to Boston in a late-night trade.