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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 17th, 2019

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Astros News

The Astros will arrive in Boston with a little bit of revenge on their minds (ABC 13)
And they’ll have their shot for the next two weekends before we’re done with the Sox for the season (The Runners Sports)
Chandler Rome opened up his mailbag recently, starting with talk about a Springer extension (Texas Sports Nation)
Who should at least be well rested, what with all the DH time he’s been getting (The Athletic, $$$)
Michael Brantley has been transformative for the Astros offense in 2019 (Bleacher Report)
He’s just part of the reason why the Astros have the best offense in the majors, even without Altuve (CBS Sports)
Another part is the excellent production from the 7, 8, and 9 hitters, which is put into context here (Astros County)
Pressly’s scoreless streak is breaking all sorts of records, and he’s on the cusp of an MLB one for scoreless appearances (
Seth Beer has been promoted to AA after a hot start in Fayetteville (Houston Chronicle)
If you’re an Astros fan, Ellen Degeneres would like to hear from you for mystery reasons (KHOU 11)

Around the League

Diamilette Quiles is set to make history as the first woman to play in Puerto Rico’s previously all-male Superior AA League (Yahoo Sports)
MLB players took a poll to decide who has the best MLB uniform (
The Nationals were able to get it together and win their first series in over a month... yikes (ESPN)
This Braves fan got a hard reminder in why it’s a dumb idea to run on the field during a baseball game (Sporting News)
That blockbuster Chris Archer trade the Pirates pulled off isn’t really looking that good anymore (FanGraphs)
You’ll have your chance to call Keith Hernandez a pretty boy as the Mets celebrate Seinfeld night on July 5th (Sports Illustrated)