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Astros Crawfish Boil: April 25th, 2019

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Minnesota Twins v Houston Astros Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

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Astros News

It was a combination of great pitching and offense that carried the team to a 7-1 victory and series win last night (Houston Chronicle)
It also helps that Springer is tearing it up at the plate right now (Houston Chronicle)
And that Tyler White is also hot right now, and here’s how he got his groove back (House of Houston)
You can check out some snapshots from the Twins series here (Mission Control)
The promotion of Yordan Alvarez is a little more complicated than Astros fans might think (The Athletic, $$$)
Though Luhnow did mention that he’s not that far off at this point (
WWE’s Braun Strowman got together with Josh Reddick for a little chat before yesterday’s game (Sporting News)

Around the League

Valdimir Guerrero Jr. gets the big call as he will officially join the Blue Jays tomorrow (MLB Trade Rumors)
Gio González will head back to Milwaukee on a one-year deal after being released by the Yankees (AP News)
I feel like it’s not even really news anymore that a Yankee went on the IL, but so it goes for Clint Frazier (ESPN)
Cubs’ closer Pedro Strop logged a save after getting his car stolen yesterday (Yahoo Sports)
Trevor Bauer is finding success with the art of pitching backwards (FanGraphs)
Melanie Newman and Suzie Cool made history as the first all-woman radio announcers in MiLB history this week (CUT4)
Rhys Hoskins got thrown at in a game against the Mets this week, and took his revenge in the most appropriate way possible (CBS Sports)