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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 16th, 2018

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MLB: NLCS-Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Astros News

Some players are banged up as Altuve might DH while Marwin will play in spite of the hit he took in Game 2 (Houston Chronicle)
They’ll be key to an offense that is suddenly explosive at home in the postseason (
Alex Bregman took a moment to troll the Red Sox and Eovaldi in particular (CUT4)
But Eovaldi and Cora aren’t sweating it (MassLive)
McCann will catch Keuchel in Game 3 after a bit of time off (Houston Chronicle)
Is there a lesson the Cubs can learn from the Astros when it comes to drafting? (Bleed Cubbie Blue)
Hinch is a man who has learned from his history (The Athletic, $$$)
The Astros continue to invest in raising domestic violence awareness (Houston Public Media)

Around the League

The Dodgers made the 9th interesting but ultimately went down without much of a fight as Milwaukee takes a 2-1 NLDS lead (Brew Crew Ball)
And Kike Hernandez had some choice words for his team and the fan’s energy afterwards (CBS Sports)
Fireworks in that game were provided by Orlando Arcia, who came out of nowhere to become an October hero (Yahoo Sports)
The Red Sox’s middle relief core has really been stepping up their game (Over the Monster)
Which makes one wonder if Boston should be panicking about Craig Kimbrel (Fansided)
At least they don’t have to worry about Chris Sale, who was released from the hospital after a stomach illness (Bleacher Report)