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Astros Crawfish Boil: October 29th, 2019

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World Series - Houston Astros v Washington Nationals - Game Five Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

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Astros News

The Astros are one win away from winning it all, and it will be up to JV to produce and get his first-ever World Series Win (
Hopefully he’ll have help from a team that seems to have its swagger back (
No matter how you look at it, the Astros are back in control of the series (The Ringer)
Here’s what was really going on in that viral picture of Hinch and Smith (Houston Chronicle)
Turns out that Nationals fans are just some really nice folks (NBC Sports)
Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler will handle first pitch duties for tonight’s game (Houston Chronicle)
And here are some of the better first pitches from the 2019 season (Houston Chronicle)
I’m beginning to think that Mattress Mack has a gambling problem (The Action Network)
Jimmy Graham knows how to do an ALCS-worthy Halloween costume (CUT4)
JJ Watt sent a gift over to Altuve ahead of Game 6 (KHOU 11)

Around the League

Stephen Strasburg is throwing his 2-seamer again and the Astros will need to capitalize on that (The Athletic, $$$)
Here are the 10 best World Series games from the past decade (Sports Illustrated)
It’s been all road teams so far in the World Series as the Astros look to end that particular trend (AP News)
The Dodgers are reportedly pursuing a Francisco Lindor trade now that the Indians seem interested in moving him (
Looks like JD Martinez will opt out of his contract in Boston to search for greener pastures (MLB Trade Rumors)
Turns out that flashing your tatas at the camera during the World Series can get you banned for life (ESPN)