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Astros Crawfish Boil: June 1st, 2019

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Houston Astros v Oakland Athletics Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

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Astros News

It was a squeaker in Oakland as the Astros snuck past the A’s 3-2 (Houston Chronicle)
And here’s Hinch talking about that solid victory after the game (Twitter)
That game also put the Astros’ depth on display as the baby ‘Stros were instrumental in the win (Texas Sports Nation)
That depth may be part of the reason why Houston is currently the WS favorite heading into June (Last Word on Sports)
With so many players on the IL, it’ll be up to the Round Rock alum to keep things steady (The Runner Sports)
Which is just part of the team’s unique situation so far this season (House of Houston)
Will the Astros try to nab some High School players in the upcoming draft? (Houston Chronicle)
Let’s take a closer look at Correa’s injuries and the various implications from it (FanGraphs)
He also released a video alongside his fiancee to explain it because the internet is dumb and prone to wild speculation (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

May has been good for homers as a new MLB record for total in any month was set (
And here are 10 other things we learned in the month of May (The Athletic, $$$)
Move over Bryce Harper, this catcher could be the next generational talent to come out of the draft (
Bellinger’s God-mode season seems to be stemming from a small tweak to his already-pretty-good swing (538 Sports)
So how’s that Cole trade working out for the Pirates? (MLB Trade Rumors)