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Astros Crawfish Boil: July 29, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Friday, July 29, 2016.

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Astros News

The Houston Astros will catch the Texas Rangers in AL West - SweetSpot- ESPN
Lance McCullers struck out another 10 batters as the Houston Astros inch closer to the American League West-leading Texas Rangers.

Tyler White to join Astros in Detroit - Houston Chronicle
With Doug Fister expected to go on the paternity leave list this weekend, the Astros will have the benefit of an extra position player for their road series against the Tigers.

Astros prospect David Paulino throws in rehab game - Houston Chronicle
Astros pitching prospect David Paulino made a rehab start for the organization's Gulf Coast League affiliate on Thursday as he nears a return to the Class AA Corpus Christi rotation.

Astros-Tigers preview (Jul 28, 2016) | FOX Sports
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MLB News

Indians, Red Sox and Mets still seeking Jonathan Lucroy trade -
Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes Jonathan Lucroy trade rumors, a Giants and Twins swap and an attempt to rank the mystery teams of 2016.

Ranking the potential mystery teams of the 2016 MLB trade deadline -
The Rangers elbowed teams aside last year and made a huge deal for Cole Hamels. Are there any teams who could be thinking about next year already?

Marlins acquire Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from Padres -
The Marlins added to their rotation for a playoff push, while the Padres collected yet another intriguing prospect.

Giants acquire Eduardo Nunez from Twins -
The San Francisco Giants acquired infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league pitcher Adalberto Mejia, both teams announced on Thursday.