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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 27, 2017

Houston Astros news and notes from around the league for Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

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Astros News

Dallas Keuchel sharp in Astros' rout of Rangers

Dallas Keuchel will finish this season with his fewest starts since his rookie year in 2012.

Astros rout Rangers 14-3, clinch no worse than AL No. 2 seed (Sep 26, 2017)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Carlos Correa, Brian McCann and Cameron Maybin had three RBIs each and Dallas Keuchel allowed one earned run and five hits in six innings as the Houston Astros routed the Texas Rangers 14-3 on Tuesday night to clinch no worse than the second-best record in the American League.

Astros help to facilitate transport of supplies to Puerto Rico

Carlos Beltran broke down Tuesday afternoon when discussing the void of available drinking water in his native Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Astros helping to send 240,000 pounds of supplies to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico

The Astros Foundation is joining efforts to help aid victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

5 keys for the Houston Astros to win the World Series

The Houston Astros clinched the AL West last Sunday and will advance to the postseason for the second time in the last three seasons.

See how the Astros' home-game attendance has fluctuated since stadium opened

The Houston Astros may have lost their final home game on Sept. 24 for this year’s regular Major League Baseball season, but throughout 2017, fans have filled up Minute Maid Park.

Verlander rides 4-0 start with Astros into Texas

The Astros and Rangers wrap up their season series on Wednesday when Justin Verlander will make his final tuneup for the postseason, opposite Texas right-hander Nick Martinez at Globe Life Park.

Around the League

Twins thrilling! Byron, Brian topple Tribe

Byron Buxton continues to do it all for the Twins. He set the club record for consecutive stolen bases without getting caught, with 23; made a five-star catch in center field; and gave the Twins an insurance run with an RBI single in the ninth in a crucial 8-6 win over the Indians in the series opener on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

How MLB teams fared against Vegas win totals

Although this year featured the earliest clinching of an season wins total bet since I've began tracking them in 2011 and even though the MLB playoff races haven't provided much drama, entering play on Monday there were still nine teams whose over/under results could go either way.

The 2017 MLB Awards

There’s still some Aaron Judge, but not as much as you might’ve expected a few months ago. Here are our picks for the AL and NL winners of the MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, and Manager of the Year honors.