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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 2nd, 2019

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Astros News

The Astros will go for the series split today after dropping last night’s game against the Twins (Houston Chronicle)
One of the few highlights from that game was Yuli’s amazing diving catch at 1st (MLB Video)
Chandler Rome answered some fan questions about the Astros, including what’s wrong with Altuve (Texas Sports Nation)
Hinch has indicated that the 26th man for the Mexico series is already on the 40-man roster (Astros.com)
In a reminder that the cameras are always on, Springer has been fined for using a slur against Angel Hernandez in a game last week (For the Win)

Around the League

There are a few surprising breakout teams this season, but are any of them for real? (538 Sports)
Corey Kluber injured his arm after getting hit by a line drive, and here is the impact of that injury (MLB.com)
Is Jon Lester possibly the best Cubs signing ever? (ESPN)
Strikeouts are on the rise, but hitters are fighting back (FanGraphs)
After an absolutely wretched start to the season, the Red Sox have banned Fortnite from their clubhouse in an effort to increase focus (Sporting News)
The Missouri Tigers know how to run a post-game interview with some class (CUT4)