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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 6th, 2019

Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around

Houston Astros v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Photo by Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images

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Astros News

Monterrey turned into a launching pad for the ‘Stros as they beat the Angels 10-4 yesterday to complete the mini-sweep (Houston Chronicle)
A big part of that was Bregman’s grand slam, which everyone should review here (MLB Video)
He should also be lauded for the work he’s done for autism, including making this young fan’s day (
But let’s not discount the pitching, especially Ryan Pressly who now holds the Astros’ record for consecutive scoreless innings (Texas Sports Nation)
The Astros are the most complete team when firing on all cylinders like they have (Houston Sportsmap)
Here’s the lowdown on the “Ford” helmets from the Mexico series (The Runner Sports)
The Astros know how awesome Yordan Álvarez has been in AAA, but they’re taking it slow with him (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

Now that we’re about a month in, let’s have a look at those power rankings (
Another day, another injured Yankee as James Paxton now heads to the IL (MLB Trade Rumors)
Cora has announced that he will not be joining the Red Sox for the trip to the White House (AP News)
This season has seen the rise of the solo home run in MLB, and Franmil Reyes is on the vanguard (The Hardball Times)
Ozzie Albies is chasing more pitches these days, and is actually getting better for it (Sports Illustrated)
Here’s what managers are really saying to their players during mound visits (Twitter)