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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 6th, 2019

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Astros News

The Astros came all the way back from a 7-0 deficit to win last night’s game in extras with a Brantley bomb (Houston Chronicle)
There was also injury news yesterday , starting with Springer going day-to-day with a mild concussion (KHOU 11)
Also, Aaron Sanchez will miss the remainder of the season thanks to shoulder surgery (
A development which will prompt a decision from the Astros this offseason (The Athletic, $$$)
The Astros have gained a reputation for fixing pitchers, but there’s really just a simple trick to it (Sports Illustrated)
The resurgence of Justin Verlander in Houston has redefined his already hall-worthy career (The Ringer)
Now if only he could stop giving up all those home runs (FanGraphs)
Carlos Correa has hired a new agent on the advice of Alex Rodriguez (MLB Trade Rumors)
Ryan Pressly has taken a step forward in his return to the Astros (Houston Chronicle)

Around the League

Is baseball a better game than it was 100 years ago? (ESPN)
People who don’t like juiced balls probably think no, but who gets to decide to unjuice them? (ESPN+, $$$)
Elite Aaron Judge probably thinks yes, and his return has changed the balance for the Yankees (Bleacher Report)
Stephen Strasburg can opt out of his contract this season, and some think it’s a virtual certainty (CBS Sports)
While others think it’s probably not going to happen (NBC Sports)
The Cubs have placed Craig Kimbrel on the IL with an elbow injury (MLB Trade Rumors)
Brian Moran K’ed former Astro Colin Moran to become the first player to ever strikeout his own brother for the first K of his career (Houston Chronicle)