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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 7th, 2019

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Kansas City Royals v Houston Astros Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

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Astros News

The Astros beat KC 6-4 last night partially thanks to Correa, who is feeling a lot better this season thanks to his new back regiment (
Jake Kaplan busted out his mailbag to answer some questions about the ‘Stros (The Athletic, $$$)
The Astros had a great couple of games in Mexico and would like to return before the current CBA expires (Houston Chronicle)
Wade Miley had a great game down there himself, and seems to have picked up right where he left off in 2018 (House of Houston)
Derek Fisher was in those games as the Astros’ 26th man, and has now been returned to AAA (CBS Sports)
But he can always check out this sweet picture gallery if he wants to remember (Mission Control)
Yesterday was Altuve’s birthday, and all he was looking for was a nice bottle of wine (Houston Chronicle)
Hooks’ outfielder Chas McCormick sacrificed the body to make a spectacular catch after flipping over the right field wall (CUT4)
After a blistering hot week, Yordan Alvarez has been named the PCL Player of the Week (
In a reverse from last year, Forrest Whitley has been struggling on the mound this season (San Antonio Express-News)

Around the League

The Red Sox rotation was dealt a blow as David Price will head to the IL with elbow tendinitis (MLB Trade Rumors)
Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman was suspended for throwing behind Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña in retaliation for a plunking from last season (AP News)
Speaking of the Marlins, turns out that Derek Jeter’s right-hand man is slowly tearing it all up (The Athletic, $$$)
Dallas Keuchel recently talked about his lack of a deal and how he feels he’s worth more than what he’s being offered (Yahoo Sports)
Pablo Sandoval did a little bit of everything yesterday by hitting a homer, stealing a base, and throwing a scoreless inning (ESPN)
A swarm of bees led to the delay of the Giants-Reds game yesterday (NBC 2)
In some sad news, Ron Darling has been diagnosed with Thyroid cancer (Sporting News)