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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 23rd, 2019

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MLB: Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

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Astros News

It was a bit of a weird game as the White Sox would topple the Astros 9-4 last night (Houston Chronicle)
And Houston would find itself on the wrong end of both a triple play and a grand slam in that match (
Marisnick in particular had an up-and-down night after providing the swing that started that triple play (Texas Sports Nation)
But he would find a little redemption with this defensive gem (CUT4)
The Astros are known for getting the most out of their pitchers, and here’s how they do it (The Athletic, $$$)
Michael Brantley has been an example of consistency for Houston as the season goes on (Houston Chronicle)
Here’s a little Springer / Altuve update for anyone who might be curious (
Speaking of Springer, MLB dropped a quarter-season highlight reel of him and Bregman doing their thing (YouTube)
Ellen was giving away cars before yesterday’s game at MMP (KHOU 11)

Around the League

Giancarlo Stanton has been returned to the IL after suffering a calf strain while on a rehab assignment (MLB Trade Rumors)
Is Joey Gallo worming his way into the AL MVP discussion? (
The Mets’ Rajai Davis had an eventful evening where he took batting practice in PA, hopped an Uber to Queens, and swatted a homer in the span of a few hours (ESPN)
Hunter Pence is having a renaissance season so far in 2019 (CUT4)
The Pirates made it a very special senior prom for one lucky couple (Sporting News)