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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 7, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

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Astros News

Astros beat Indians, Kluber behind Gonzalez homer

For Gonzalez, a five-year veteran, it was only the 36th of his career, but his first with more than one runner on base. He hold one of baseball's bizarre records: his first 25 career longballs were each solo shots.

Astros' Devenski primed to stay in relief role for rest of season

Chris Devenski has been one of the biggest surprises of this Astros' season, so much so he should even receive down-ballot votes in the American League rookie of the year polling.

Former Astros GM Tim Purpura named Texas League president

Former Astros general manager Tim Purpura will be the next president of  the Texas League, it announced Tuesday.

Astros call up pitching prospect David Paulino

Dallas Keuchel's season-threatening bout with shoulder inflammation expedited the path to the majors for one of the Astros' top pitching prospects.

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman is USA Today Minor League Player of the Year

The very same day the Houston Astros chose infielder Alex Bregman No. 2 overall in the 2015 draft, they promoted shortstop Carlos Correa - the top pick three years earlier - to the majors to stay. So Bregman wasn't going to remain at shortstop, his position in college at LSU.

Astros call up righthander David Paulino

With Dallas Keuchel going down with shoulder inflammation, the Astros reached into their minor league pitching depth on Tuesday.

Kluber loses for first time since July, Astros down Indians

One bad pitch ended Corey Kluber's two months of dominance.

Around the League

The NL Cy Young race is a happy mess for everyone

Like the new stats? The old stats? The workhorses? It doesn't matter. The NL Cy Young race is nearly impossible to parse.

Here's why the Marlins activated Giancarlo Stanton sooner than expected

Stanton has returned from his groin injury, but will he contribute down the stretch?

In AL Wild Card news: Gardner saves the game for the Yankees with a leaping catch, Baltimore hits three dingersClay Buchholz gives Boston a much needed strong showing and Detroit's offense goes missing.