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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 10th, 2018

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MLB: ALDS-Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
The beans are coming
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Astros News

Let’s take a moment to review what we learned from the Astros’ ALDS win (MLB.com)
And also take a look ahead to what we can expect from this year’s ALCS (ESPN+, $$$)
Which will hopefully be helped by the fact that Houston is heating up at just the right time (Portland Press Herald)
Especially Marwin, who was an ALDS hero (MLB Video)
While Ryan Pressly was a hero to his teammate, defending Osuna against a Cleveland heckler (TMZ Sports)
Speaking of hecklers, Mike Clevinger sure didn’t like some gentle reminders from Robert Flores (Sporting News)
But I’m sure he’s understandably salty from the all time beat down the Astros gave them (Fangraphs)
Bregman gets his wish as MLB puts the Astros in Prime Time (ESPN)
The Chron wants you to remember another DS, the last one played at the Astrodome (Houston Chronicle)
Or just check out some of the sweet rides by Astros players (ABC 13)

Around the League

The Dodgers Might be in Actual Legal Trouble (Fangraphs, a must read)
The Red Sox finish the job and will be facing the Astros in this year’s ALDS (Over the Monster)
As for the Yankees, they’ll have all winter to think about rookie managers and mistakes made (Pinstripe Alley)
Though for CC Sabathia, Angel Hernandez was public enemy #1 in Game 4 (ESPN)
Managers and umps aside, the Yankees simply looked overmatched against the Red Sox (the Ringer)
Maybe Boone can learn some communication skills from Alex Cora (La Vida Baseball)
As for the senior circuit, does the season series offer a preview for the upcoming NLCS? (MLB.com)
Either way, Kershaw will be a test for the Brewers’ offense (USA Today)