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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 8th, 2019

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

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Astros News

It was a complete and utter meltdown last night as Astros pitching was pummeled in a 12-2 loss to the Royals (Houston Chronicle)
And here’s Hinch talking to the media about Collin McHugh’s struggles (MLB Video)
Bregman is quickly turning into one of the league’s premiere defensive 3rd basemen (
It was GoT night at MMP last night, which was somewhat lost on Hinch (Houston Chronicle)
Not so on Orbit, who has claimed the Iron Throne (CUT4)
The Mexico series was a chance for Astros fans to build some lasting memories (La Vida Baseball)
Framber Valdez has graduated from the Astros’ prospect list, so let’s welcome the new #30, Cristian Javier (Twitter)

Around the League

Mike Fiers has logged the second no-hitter of his career after taking it to the Reds last night (
Shohei Ohtani was activated from the IL and DHed yesterday for the Angels, going 0-for-4 (MLB Trade Rumors)
The Yankees had lost 51 consecutive games when trailing after 8 until last night’s match against the Mariners (
It seems as though this season may feature the return of vintage Bumgarner (FanGraphs)
Can MLB fix its attendance problem? (Sports Illustrated)