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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 8th, 2018

Start your day off right with some fresh links from around the league

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MLB: ALDS-Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Astros News

Cole announced himself as an Astro in Game 2 and placed his name next to one of the all-time greats (ESPN)
The Astros have a chance to sweep the ALDS today, and here are three players who are due for a breakout while doing it (House of Houston)
Would be nice to see Correa break out, who received a full throated defense from Hinch (
Fortunately, Marwin’s bat has been helping to cover for Correa’s (Climbing Tal’s Hill)
Ryan Pressly has quickly become one of the Astros’ most important relievers (The Athletic, $$$)
While Alex Bregman has become one of the Astros’ most important everythings (The Spokesman-Review)
In fact, the “secondary” players have all been stepping up lately (Forbes)
Brian McCann is adjusting to that very role himself (Houston Chronicle)
Altuve says his knee is just fine and we all believe him (Houston Chronicle)
Roy Osawlt thinks that this Astros team is poised for a dynasty (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

The Rockies go quietly into the night as the Brewers sweep them out of the NLDS 6-0 (Brew Crew Ball)
And Mr. Baseball was there to celebrate (CUT4)
The Braves avoid Colorado’s fate by squeaking out a 6-5 victory after blowing a 5-run lead (Talking Chop)
They wouldn’t have had that 5-run lead without the historic heroics of Ronald Acuna Jr. (La Vida Baseball)
Get caught up on the overall LDS picture here (ESPN)
Playoffs may not be over but it’s never too early to talk about who’s going to get way overpaid in the off season (Bleacher Report)