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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 19th, 2019

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Astros News

Yesterday’s game was big as the Astros swept the Rangers, got to 100 wins for the third straight season, became the first team to 100 wins this season, secured a playoff spot, moved into first place for HFA, and Cole hit 300 K’s on the season. So a pretty good day (Houston Chronicle)
And here’s Cole reflecting on his 300 K season (Sports Radio 610)
So what’s left now that the Astros are in October? (MLB.com)
Here are three important storylines to watch for the remainder of the season (The Athletic, $$$)
It looks like Ryan Pressly is set to make his return to the bullpen this weekend (Astros.com)
And he’ll be part of the equation as Hinch looks to manage the bullpen this October (Houston Sportsmap)

Around the League

The Oakland A’s are once again exceeding expectations as they make a final push for October (538 Sports)
Bartolo Colon made his triumphant return to a pitching mound in order to dominate a bunch of kids (CBS Sports)
As the season winds down, here are six wild stats that helped shape the year (The Ringer)
A toungue-in-cheek article about how to explain to baseball to women became more foot-in-mouth than anything (Awful Announcing)
The juiced baseball conspiracy theory has a new player in the form of this private equity group (PitchBook)