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Astros Crawfish Boil: April 29th, 2019

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Astros News

The Astros were able to figure out Carlos Carrasco just in time to take home a 4-1 victory and series split in last night’s game (Houston Chronicle)
Meanwhile Wade Miley, who turned in another solid start last night, seems to be settling in with the Astros nicely (ESPN+, $$$)
The Astros’ bullpen, in spite of a rock-solid back end, is somewhat lacking in depth (The Athletic, $$$)
Here are five takeaways from Verlander’s start so far this season (Houston Sportsmap)
Peacock’s last start featured a more liberal use of the heater, which was part of the plan (Texas Sports Nation)
Houston and the Angels will be able to add a 26th roster spot for the upcoming series in Mexico this weekend (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

Let’s check in and see how last year’s least valuable players are working out in 2019 (MLB Trade Rumors)
Two more Yankees were hurt yesterday and are day-to-day, but is that even news anymore? (ESPN)
If you haven’t yet read about him, now is a good time to get familiar with fan-favorite Willians Astudillo of the Twins (The Ringer)
Tatis Jr. did the splits to try and make a catch at second and things did not go well for him (
A fan tried to catch a ball with a full cup of beer and Ryan Braun paid the price (USA Today)
Looks like Kershaw is raising ‘em right out in LA (CUT4)