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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 20th, 2018

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Start your Saturday with some of the best links from around the league

League Championship Series - Los Angeles Dodgers v Milwaukee Brewers - Game Six Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Astros News

Houston’s clubhouse was a place of sadness and hope after Game 5 (Texas Sports Nation)
Which ended a series that really exemplified how so much of this game is about luck (ESPN)
But as Verlander said while coming to grips with the loss, that’s baseball (The Athletic, $$$)
Which is especially true considering that the Astros were one of the best teams in baseball this year (SB Nation)
Though there are a few doomsday scenarios that could haunt next year’s campaign (FanGraphs)
But before all that, the players showed their love for the fans (ABC 13)
Which the fans might need considering all the free mattresses they lost out on (KHOU 11)

Around the League

The Brewers come out swinging and force Game 7 after a 7-2 clobbering of the Dodgers (Brew Crew Ball)
And it might just be good for baseball if they went on to face the Red Sox (USA Today)
Which could very well happen if the Dodgers’ offense continues to struggle (True Blue LA)
In addition to a WS berth, the Brewers are also progressing toward positionless baseball (Yahoo Sports)
Turns out that Erik Kratz’s 2016 Opening Day face plant earned him a little bit of scratch (CUT 4)
Sale will go to the mound for Game 1 of the World Series, with Price probably on tap for Game 2 (ESPN)
And he’ll pitch for what just might be the best version of the Red Sox to ever play in the Fall Classic (538 Sports)