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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 13th, 2019

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Astros News

Astros pitcher Corbin Martin gave his mom quite the Mother’s Day gift in his MLB debut, delivering a solid win and series sweep over the Rangers (Astros.com)
And the stuff that he had on display last night might just be enough for him to pitch in Houston for a good, long while (The Athletic, $$$)
Are Springer’s 2019 numbers his official arrival as a superstar? (ESPN)
Either way, he’ll be taking his pink Mother’s day bat on the road to try and keep that 5-hit magic going (Houston Chronicle)
Bregman also put on a show yesterday, doing it for his momma in the stands (CUT4)
Altuve has been sent to the IL, so how will the Astros handle the situation at 2nd in the meantime? (Texas Sports Nation)
After a pretty good start, how is the rest of May shaping up for the ‘Stros? (Houston Sportsmap)
This die-hard Astros fan has finally achieved a signature quest like no other (ABC 13)

Around the League

Let’s have a look at every team’s quarter-season MVP (MLB.com)
Edwin Jackson is about to make history as he prepares to start a game for the Blue Jays, his 14th MLB team (AP News)
Are the Twins for real or is their early season success a mirage? (The Ringer)
The Christian Yelich dimmed light conspiracy theory has been explained and debunked (Beyond the Box Score)
Cody Bellinger made a rare 9-3 putout to hep preserve Hyun-Jin Ryus no-hit bid yesterday (Dodgers Blue)