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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 4th, 2019

Start your weekend with some of the best Astros links around

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Astros News

Assuming the weather holds, the Astros series in Mexico kicks off tonight and Brian McTaggart has answers to questions about it (
Luhnow’s Mexico City roots make this particular series a point of pride for him (ESPN)
This Altuve fan is pretty pumped the Astros are in Mexico as well, as he got to meet his hero (ABC 13)
Osuna will return to Mexico as one of the best relievers in the league, but he still remains polarizing (Texas Sports Nation)
Kyle Tucker has gone on a bit of a rampage in AAA (
Springer said a hurtful thing on the field recently, but has the response outpaced the intent? (The Runner Sports)

Around the League

Kyle Hendricks threw a Maddux yesterday with an 81-pitch complete game shutout (
The Indians’ rotation takes a blow as it looks like Kluber will be out for the next three months with a broken arm (Sporting News)
Is the home run problem really a problem for MLB? (Bleacher Report)
In today’s edition of “You don’t say,” apparently Derek Jeter is unhappy with the Marlins’ early play and attendance record (ESPN)
AL Player of the Month Tim Anderson is working to make baseball fun, and maybe baseball should let him (Forbes)