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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 20th, 2019

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Astros News

All good things must come to an end as the Astros’ second 10-game win streak of 2019 was snapped in yesterday’s game (Houston Chronicle)
Meanwhile, Saturday’s start showed that Corbin Martin had mettle even when his control eluded him (Texas Sports Nation)
It’s all part of the growing Astros-Red Sox rivalry (
2019 is becoming the Season of Springer for the Astros (Sports Illustrated)
And with that he would leave Sunday’s game with a lower back issue, so here’s an update (House of Houston)
Aledmys Díaz also left a game early this weekend due to injury, but there’s some good news on that front (
And here’s an update on him and Altuve as they both convalesce (Houston Chronicle)
Seth Beer is ready to get stuck in the logjam in the minors as he heads to AA Corpus (The Runner Sports)
Speaking of the minors, who’s next in the pipeline for a call-up? (Houston Sportsmap)

Around the League

I feel like now might be a good time for Astros fans to check the power rankings (
There was a bit of a kerfuffle in DC last night concerning Joe Maddon and the toe-tappin’ Doolittle (Sporting News)
It’s been a rough go of it for the Mets lately, and this base-running error by Cano isn’t helping (ESPN)
Turns out the Padres aren’t as interested in Keuchel as we thought (MLB Trade Rumors)
It’s the 150th anniversary of the first professional baseball team, so let’s celebrate baseball’s centennial (The Hardball Times)