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Houston Astros News: June 5, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, June 5, 2017.

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George Springer, Carlos Correa chop down, then drown Rangers in Astros' 10th straight win

The Astros made Globe Life Park sound like a forest on Sunday. In winning their 10th consecutive game, they squared up pitches from the Rangers so frequently that the crack of their wood bats resonated like trees snapping.

Astros complete sweep in a lost weekend for Rangers

By the time the rain came for good Sunday, at the start of the bottom of the ninth inning, it was way too late to bail out the Texas Rangers.

Astros' Luke Gregerson feels lost on the mound

regerson finished 2016 with a 3.28 ERA, which was the worst of his career. He entered Sunday with a 5.57 ERA in 24 games. Batters were hitting .291 against him.

David Paulino to start Tuesday, Joe Musgrove to stay on DL

The Astros will start David Paulino in Kansas City on Tuesday to give Joe Musgrove more time to recover from shoulder discomfort.

Hous-ten streak show continues!

The Astros completed their third straight series sweep, finishing off the Rangers with a 7-2 victory at Globe Life Park on Sunday. The Astros hit four home runs, including two by George Springer, to earn their 10th straight win.

Astros will try to turn it up to 11 in KC

The red-hot Astros will carry a 10-game winning streak -- as well as a club-record-tying 10-game road winning streak -- into a four-game series that starts Monday in Kansas City against the Royals, who are one of only two teams to win a series from Houston this year.

Real or not? Astros could be legendary team, high-fives for Ender Inciarte

In my humble opinion, there's nothing that brings a city together like a baseball team on a roll -- the anticipation of that day's game, then the game, the discussion during the game on social media, reliving the game the next morning with friends or co-workers and the anticipation of the next game. Because baseball is every day, it's a nonstop cycle of joy.

Around the League

Why Albert Pujols hitting 600 homers is a big freaking deal

If you’ve forgotten just how good Pujols is to get here, let us remind you.

Andrew Miller Doesn’t Have Any Saves, And He’s The Best Reliever In Baseball

The Cleveland Indians’ Andrew Miller is the sort of pitcher we had in mind when we developed the goose egg, our replacement for the save stat that rewards pitchers for throwing scoreless relief innings in clutch situations.

Albert Pujols, in His Own Dingers

On the occasion of his 600th career home run, we look back at how the greatest hitter of his generation reached each milestone tater

NCAA baseball tournament 2017: Bracket, schedule, scores, and format

The field of 64 will be cut to 16 teams come Monday.