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Astros Crawfish Boil: May 3, 2023

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MLB: San Francisco Giants at Houston Astros Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Wednesday Crawfish Boil!

Astros’ Luis Garcia becomes second Houston pitcher to land on injured list in as many days (

José Abreu’s April was worst month of his career. Can Astros expect a rebound? (

Travis Scott Supplies Houston Astros With New Sneakers

Brown struggles with control as Diaz shines at plate, with glove (

‘It meant the world,’ Lil Wayne says of visit with Astros (

Houston Astros Injury Updates: Garcia, Urquidy, McCullers, McCormick, Brantley and Altuve (

Next men up: Astros’ pitching scenarios (

AL West News

ESPN’s Passan: Mariners ‘in for a long season’ if Julio stays at this pace (

Seattle Mariners Bryce Miller Makes Sad History in Amazing Major League Debut (

Quick Hits: LA Angels jump on Steven Matz in the first inning as Cardinals lose fourth in a row (

The latest Angels roster move highlights a bigger issue in the organization (

Athletics pull Mason Miller with a no-hitter, lose 2-1 to Mariners (

Pitcher opens up about struggle with anxiety (

Two Texas Rangers on the disabled list make more than the payrolls of the Orioles and A’s (

Texas Rangers are an Offensive Baseball Team (

MLB News

Best signing? Future trade bait? Execs polled on 1st month (

Harper readjusting, but ‘extremely excited’ to be back (

Volpe offers spark, Calhoun hits ignition in Yanks’ win (

How every team’s big offseason addition is doing (

Two woman coaches face off for first time at High-A (

What players think of MLB’s new rules (

What we’ve learned in first 30 games of MLB season, from pitch clock to Rays to A’s (

Astros Birthdays

Davey Lopes (78) had a 16-season major league career, following by a 30-year career in coaching. In 1986 and 1987, after reaching the age of 41, he hit .234/.347/.319 in 84 games, with 10 stolen bases for Houston.

Alimber Santa (20) has pitched 15 23 innings this season for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers at the Single-A level. He’s struck out 19 but also has a 1.787 WHIP and an 8.62 ERA.