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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 24th, 2019

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Astros News

With Trout out for most of the final month of the season, the door is open for Bregman to snake MVP out from under him (ESPN)
The Astros are beginning to look at alternatives for the fourth starter situation and here are some solutions (The Athletic, $$$)
In fact, there are a few young players auditioning for an October role (Texas Sports Nation, $$$)
Roger Clemens had a little chat about just how good these 2019 Houston Astros have been (Click2Houston)
ALDS tickets will be on sale soon, and here’s a primer on where and how to pick them up (ABC 13)
It looks like Abraham Toro and Cristian Javier will be playing a bigger role for the 2020 Astros (The Runner Sports)

Around the League

Apparently the Yankees were in on Stroman at the deadline this year, but declined his price because they saw him as more of a bullpen piece (MLB Trade Rumors)
Which must really hurt now that Domingo German has been suspended from the postseason (FanGraphs)
The Cubs have gone all the way from WS champs to regular season also-ran’s in just three short years (Sporting News)
And it really has to hurt that big-money closer Craig Kimbrel blew two saves against the Cardinals to effectively end their season (Call to the Pen)
Kris Bryant was injured during that series thanks to a slick base, and super agent Scott Boras is calling for action to prevent it in the future (Sports Illustrated)
Ned Yost has announced that 2019 will be his final season, and he’ll retire with a few feathers in his hat (AP News)