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Houston Astros News: April 17, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, April 17, 2017.

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Astros News

Okay let’s start this off with the important news. Carlos Correa took a scary pitch off the hand Saturday afternoon, but X-rays came back negative. More importantly Correa is expected to play Monday.

Now on to everything else:

A.J. Hinch: Ken Giles ‘still going to finish most of the games’

Astros closer Ken Giles pitched the eighth inning of Saturday's 10-6 win and set-up man Luke Gregerson pitched the ninth.

Astros’ finale in Oakland postponed due to rain

Game will be played as part of doubleheader on Sept. 9.

Sipp donates equipment to youth league

As baesball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Saturday, Astros pitcher Tony Sipp is doing his part to help increase the number of African-Americans playing the sport.

Astros host stumbling Angels

Symbiosis carries clubs through the ups and downs of a six-month schedule, and two weeks into their season the Houston Astros have confirmed this truth.

Around the League

70 years later, Jackie Robinson continues to inspire

Saturday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the expanding legacy of Jackie Robinson, the touching story of Rod Carew’s new heart, and the 10th anniversary of flying pizza.

Jackie Robinson Day isn’t a celebration of when everything was fixed forever

Jackie Robinson Day is more than a celebration of the man and his accomplishments. It's a reminder of the work we still have left.

And I will leave you with a couple of walk-off dingers from Easter Sunday, as Riddle’s 2-run homer lifted the Marlins and Bryce Harper sent DC fans home happy. Oh yeah, in the realm of walk-offs, Sam Dyson’s disaster season continued Sunday with a Nelson Cruz walk-off single in Seattle.