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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 2, 2017

Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Monday, October 2, 2017.

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Astros News

Astros close 101-win regular season with victory against Red Sox

The Astros finished their second-best regular season in franchise history with a come-from-behind, 4-3 victory against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park.

MLB sets start times for Astros-Red Sox Games 1 and 2

At least the first two games of the Astros' American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park will start in the afternoon.

Astros hopeful Josh Reddick will be available for Game 1 of ALDS

If Josh Reddick can get through the Astros' afternoon workouts at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday and Wednesday without issue, the outfielder will be available to play Thursday in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Red Sox at Minute Maid Park.

Altuve: 'I have had to battle for every single hit'

Perhaps on the cusp of earning his first AL MVP award, Jose Altuve is also a new father and a member of a team with World Series aspirations.

Altuve captures third AL batting title

Astros second baseman posts career-best .346 average

Red Sox postseason roster a work in progress

The Red Sox have until Thursday morning to submit their roster for the Division Series to Major League Baseball.

3 reasons Astros can win the World Series

The Astros begin the postseason relatively healthy after an injury-filled summer and have regained their early-season swagger following an August malaise.

Around the League

An ode to the 2017 Major League Baseball season: Year of the homers and juggernauts

Let’s take a walk back through the 2017 season

Rad October! Playoff teams' talents go deep

Marquee names and up-and-coming stars ready for the October stage

Terry Collins steps down as Mets manager

he’s been the Mets skipper since 2011.

Yankees will host Twins in the American League Wild Card Game

8 p.m. ET game on Tuesday, Oct. 3 will be televised by ESPN

Diamondbacks will host the Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game

8 p.m. ET game on Wednesday, Oct. 4 will be televised by TBS