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Astros Crawfish Boil: August 15, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, August 15, 2016.

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Astros News

Yulieski Gurriel may require more time in minors before joining Astros - Houston Chronicle
TORONTO --- Yulieski Gurriel played his fifth Class AA game Sunday night in Corpus Christi. The Astros hoped it would be his last before debuting in the majors on Tuesday, but they never declared his arrival date as set in stone.

Tulo and Martin Hit Back-To-Back HRs, Jays Beat Astros 9-2 - The New York Times
Troy Tulowitzki is the newest member of Toronto's 20-homer club.

Major League roundup: First-place Blue Jays rout Astros - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Troy Tulowitzki and Russell Martin hit back-to-back home runs, Marcus Stroman pitched 61/3 innings to win for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 9-2 on Sunday.

Houston Astros' Ken Giles Thriving, Finally
When the Houston Astros traded for Ken Giles in the offseason, it signaled their commitment to contending after a surprising 2015 season.  With a fastball that could touch 100 mph and solid command for a young pitcher, Giles looked to be the future of the Astros bullpen.

Astros' Carlos Correa excited for Puerto Rican gold medalist - Houston Chronicle
TORONTO - Carlos Correa watched on a hotel television Saturday as Puerto Rican tennis player Monica Puig delivered his native country's first Olympic gold medal when she upset world No. 2 Angelique Kerber of Germany in the women's singles championship.

A's Yeudy Minaya, right-hander Edwin Fidel suspended | News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
A's Yeudy Minaya, right-hander Edwin Fidel suspended

Astros report: Teoscar Hernandez re-establishes credentials in rise to majors - Houston Chronicle
A productive 2014 that spanned two levels propelled Teoscar Hernandez's prospect status. A lackluster 2015 dropped him, more or less, from the industry's radar.

MLB News

Marlins’ playoff hopes take hit with Giancarlo Stanton maybe out for 2016 -
Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes Stanton’s injured groin, Rich Hill’s rehab delay, and Mookie Betts’ big day at the plate.

With Stanton done for the season, how can the Marlins fill the void? - Fish Stripes
The Marlins have multiple options to replace Giancarlo Stanton, and his injury is not the end of the world.

Even with Stanton out, don’t doubt the Marlins - Fish Stripes
The Marlins are still in a position to win now.

Alex Rodriguez rips an RBI double and walks off to a standing ovation in his final Yankees game -
He also doubled in what could be his final RBI.

Rich Hill’s Dodgers debut further delayed - True Blue LA
LOS ANGELES — It’s going to be a little bit before pitcher Rich Hill makes his Dodgers debut. A planned minor league rehab start for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday was scrapped on Sunday. "We...