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Astros Crawfish Boil: August 13th, 2019

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MLB: AUG 12 Astros at White Sox

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Astros News

The Astros and White Sox will play two today after yesterday’s rainout (ABC 13)
And the Sox will get to face Gerrit Cole the Strikeout Machine in the second one (The Ringer)
As well as Yordan Alvarez, who has turned the Rookie of the Year polling on its head (
The 2020 schedule is here for the Astros (Houston Chronicle)
Does something need to be done about Osuna and his closer role? (Houston Sportsmap)
Kyle Tucker has been on a power surge this season for the Express (

Around the League

Don’t tell JV or Cole but apparently Lance Lynn is “the best pitcher in the American League this year” (The Ringer)
The Indians took the lead in the AL Central race in grand fashion last night (Sporting News)
But who has the edge in that division? (Sports Illustrated)
Josh Rojas, who was part of the Astros’ system until the Greinke trade, has made his MLB debut with the D-backs (Houston Chronicle)
A-Rod was apparently just farting around in a rental car with a half-million dollars worth of stuff when someone stole it (AP News)
Gleyber Torres is absolute murder on the Orioles (
And Goldschmidt is murder on just about everyone lately (FanGraphs)