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Astros Crawfish Boil: August 29th, 2019

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MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

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Astros New

Another day another series win at home as the Astros took game 2 from the Rays 8-6 (Sports Radio 610)
Meanwhile, Cole set another franchise record with his 15th double digit strikeout game of the year (
And it certainly helps that he has his full arsenal working this season (Texas Sports Nation, $$$)
But it wasn’t all good news as Brad Peacock went on the IL yet again (
Which is yet another sign of the Astros’ depleted pen (The Athletic, $$$)
It looks like it’s been quite the summer for Chirinos and his son at the ballpark (La Vida Baseball)
Here are the Astros prospects who will be heading to the Arizona Fall League this year (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

Max Scherzer added yet anther 200 strikeout season to his list of accomplishments, and is just one short of tying the MLB record (
The 2019 season has been pretty non-competitive, but that’s not as unique as some would believe (Sporting News)
We’re in the home stretch of the season, and here’s a primer for who has a shot at some hardware after it’s all said and done (The Ringer)
It’s been 30 years since the ill-fated Senior Professional Baseball Association was conceived, and I wish I had known about it then (Sports Illustrated)
Let’s check up on the big trade acquisitions from 2019 (ESPN)
Can the Red Sox find some honest-to-goodness magic and still make the playoffs? (MLB Trade Rumors)