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Astros Crawfish Boil: June 25th, 2019

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Astros News

If you’re not watching Yordan Álvarez every time he’s at the plate, you’re missing out (Texas Sports Nation)
So where does he fit in long term now that he’s looking more and more like a permanent addition? (
JV’s given up a lot of homers lately, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t dominating (FanGraphs)
The Astros may be slumping, but it’s more of a blip than a trend (Houston Sportsmap)
CJ Stubbs has made quite the first impression since joining the Astros organization (The Runner Sports)
The Marlins have returned Rule 5 player Riley Farrell to the Astros, who have sent him to Corpus (MLB Trade Rumors)
The 20th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic has announced its tournament schedule for 2020 (Astros Mission Control)

Around the League

The Starter round of ASG voting gets underway at noon today, and here’s a reason to vote for each candidate (
There’s something distinctly Metsian about the latest Mets fiasco (The Ringer)
And here are the myriad ways they could have handled it differently (Sports Illustrated)
It probably doesn’t help that they have the front office calling on-field shots via text during games (ESPN)
It looks like the Dodgers will extend the netting after a fan was struck in the head at a recent game (Sporting News)
Jose Berrios may finally be within arms reach of claiming a CY award (FanGraphs)
Baseball Prospectus has released the latest version of their leaderboards (Baseball Prospectus)