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Houston Astros News: June 13, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

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Astros News

Injury-ridden Astros fall to Rangers

On a day that began with Lance McCullers joining Dallas Keuchel on the 10-day disabled list and took another downward swerve with a concussion suffered by right fielder Josh Reddick, Monday night concluded with the Astros' fifth loss in their last seven games after an 11-game win streak.

Astros' Josh Reddick lifted from lineup after collision with wall

Astros right fielder Josh Reddick suffered a concussion when he hit the right field wall on a triple by Joey Gallo in the second inning of Monday's Rangers-Astros game.

Astros' Lance McCullers placed on DL; Josh Reddick suffers concussion

The Astros placed right-hander Lance McCullers on the 10-day disabled list with a back problem on Monday, another blow to a rotation decimated by injuries.

Draft Day 1 Recap:

Astros see Gray in No. 15 pick Bukauskas

Throughout his high school career, J.B. Bukauskas was compared to Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray, another hard-throwing right-hander who stands about 6 feet tall. The Astros saw the similarities, as well, and can only hope Bukauskas lives up to the billing.

Around the League

Moneyball’s Draft Advice Has Outlived Its Usefulness

As this year’s draft begins Monday, it might seem like the Minnesota Twins should bypass high school sensation Hunter Greene and use the No. 1 pick on Vanderbilt righty Kyle Wright. But the best practices for nailing the draft are constantly shifting.

Interleague Play Is 20 Years Old — Does Anyone Still Care?

Once Major League Baseball’s hottest-button topic, interleague play has become as commonplace as an intentional walk. Why was it so controversial, and what does it mean now?

2017 MLB Draft Grades: The first 30 picks, graded

How did your team do in the draft? We have answers, with grades for all 30 picks in the first round.

NCAA Baseball Tournament 2017 scores and bracket: Florida advances after 24-hours’ worth of rain delays

Game 2 of the Gainesville super regional was postponed to Monday, and the Demon Deacons forced a series-deciding rubber match.