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Astros Crawfish Boil: June 12th, 2019

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Milwaukee Brewers v Houston Astros Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images

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Astros News

Things got a little shaky at the end but the Astros managed to outlast the Brewers 10-8 last night (Houston Chronicle)
Yordan Álvarez hit his second home run in his second MLB game, so how will he fit in with a fully armed and operational Astros lineup? (The Athletic, $$$)
Either way, his unflinching determination is helping to secure his MLB spot (Texas Sports Nation)
And here’s everything you need to know about the man himself in photo gallery form (Houston Chronicle)
I’m sure we all know how Astros fans feel about the Álvarez-Fields trade, but what about the Dodgers’ perspective? (Dodgers Nation)
Here’s a quick rundown and update of the Astros’ myriad of injuries (
Let’s compare this start to 2019 with the other best start in Astros history (KHOU 11)

Around the League

Here are the latest developments and a deeper dive into the Big Papi shooting (AP News)
Josh Donaldson has been suspended for one game after he got all surly with Joe Musgrove (Bleacher Report)
The College World Series brackets are set, so here’s a primer on the 8 remaining teams (Sports Illustrated)
Hunter Pence had himself a little jog around the bases with an inside-the-park homer at Fenway last night (CUT4)
And tensions were running high in Beantown as the Red Sox fell back to .500 in that same game (
Let’s review the the changes for this year’s MLB Futures game (ESPN)