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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 16th, 2019

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MLB: Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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Astros News

JV brought his ace stuff in his second return to Comerica as the Astros swept the Tigers to make it 8 wins in a row (Houston Chronicle)
The Astros’ new 1B coach and former Tigers fan-favorite Don Kelly also made his return to Detroit this series (The Detroit News)
The Astros have been on a rampage recently, and here are four of the hidden reasons why (Astros County)
Watching this team go about its craft has been a joy to watch this season (Texas Sports Nation)
And part of that has been watching Springer, the Astros’ other best player (FanGraphs)
Tyler White’s playing time is becoming increasingly rare as his quarter-season struggles continue (Houston Chronicle)
Here’s one superfan’s story from the Monterrey series between the Astros and Angels (House of Houston)

Around the League

Strikeouts are spiking like crazy in MLB this year, and here are some of the reasons why (Sports Illustrated)
The Yankees’ injury woes continue as Miguel Andujar will sit out the rest of the season after shoulder surgery (MLB Trade Rumors)
As we move in to the second quarter of the MLB season it seems like a good time to predict some All-Stars (
Adrian Beltre is enjoying his retirement a little more than he expected (ESPN)
Bruce Willis tossed out the first pitch in Phillie last night and, well, he should probably stick to acting (CUT4)