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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 9th, 2019

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Seattle Mariners v Houston Astros Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images

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Astros News

The final score of 21-1 doesn’t even tell the full story of the utter domination that the Astros had over the Mariners yesterday (The Runner Sports)
It also helped that Cole was a complete beast on the mound and turned in a historic performance (
The bats helped out, of course, breaking a few records of their own (
Even the bubbles being blown in the dugout were impressive (Twitter)
The Astros will close the season with a four-man rotation and give us a sneak peek at October (Call to the Pen)
And so long as we’re getting playoff previews, let’s predict the postseason roster (Houston Sportsmap)
Jose Urquidy probably won’t be on the October roster but it looks more and more like he’ll factor into 2020 (The Athletic, $$$)
Correa has started to ramp up baseball activities as he nears return (Houston Chronicle)
Gurriel is also on his way back and is expected to rejoin the lineup during the A’s series (Houston Chronicle)
The Astros are selling some of their old seats from MMP in case you’re interested in some new posterior holders (KHOU 11)

Around the League

Dave Dombrowski is out as the Red Sox GM one year after winning the World Series (
The Cubs’ Addison Russell left yesterday’s game after getting drilled in the face (Sporting News)
Which came right around the same time that they found out that Javier Baez has a fractured thumb (ESPN)
The Brewers’ Orlando Arcia also left yesterday’s game early, but for a much better reasons (AP News)
Ronald Acuna and Christian Yelich may be the new standard when teams look for young talent (The Ringer)
This Marlins fan caught not one, but two balls in the same at bat during yesterday’s game (CUT4)