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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 28th, 2019

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World Series - Houston Astros v Washington Nationals - Game Five Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Astros News

The Astros have picked themselves up off the mat to take a 3-2 edge in the World Series and now stand just one win away from glory (Houston Chronicle)
They flipped the script after going down 0-2 by accomplishing one of the most dominant road sweeps in World Series history (
It also helped that Astros fans showed up on the road to root the team on (
Gerrit Cole was masterful last night and was able to win the game without his best pitch (Sports Illustrated)
And if that was final pitch as an Astro then he gave this team everything he had while here (The Athletic, $$$)
JV will have a chance to win his first World Series start ever in a clincher for the title (AP News)
And he’ll have a better chance to do so as long as Alex Bregman wears his dirty laundry (CUT4)
When asked who was the team’s WS MPV so far, Jose Altuve said that it was ‘everybody’ (
But I’d wager that, in DC at least, it was actually AJ Hinch (
Joe Smith has been honoring his late friend Tyler Skaggs during the World Series (FOX News)
This won’t end it but Jim Crane has officially apologized and retracted the statement concerning SI’s Stephanie Apstein (KHOU 11)
MLB will rule on the Astros’ flubbing of the Taubman controversy after the World Series (MLB Trade Rumors)

Around the League

The Astrods were able to take the series leaf by winning a Game 5 that was missing Max Scherzer after he suffered back and neck spams (
An injury that will have ramifications heading into the last two games of the series (ESPN)
This blown strike call from Game 5 sure is generating a lot more outrage than the blown catchers interference call from Game 1 (ESPN)
It looks as though Mickey Callaway will find himself a landing spot in the Angels’ organization (MLB Trade Rumors)