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Astros Crawfish Boil: July 4, 2023

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Welcome to the Tuesday Boil!

Houston Astros

Are the Astros Trading For A Win-Now Player? (

After tough win, Astros head home to face flagging Rockies (

Houston Astros: Takeaways from the longest road trip of season (

Houston Astros Take Shine Off Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field Attendance Record (

Rangers-Astros didn’t go Texas’ way, but there’s no time for what-ifs (

AL West

WAR Zone: Run, run, Ruiz – Annenberg Media (

Esteury Ruiz is not the biggest thief in Oakland.

Athletics look up to Tony Kemp as veteran presence during difficult times (

Detroit Tigers Newsletter: 2003 Tigers or 2023 Athletics: Who ya got? (

Padres: Juan Soto’s fiery warning to Shohei Ohtani ahead of San Diego-Angels clash (

Angels’ Mickey Moniak grew up dreaming of playing at Petco Park in San Diego (

Baseball: Shohei Ohtani, leading in HR, named June’s AL Player of the Month (

Mets acquire reliever Trevor Gott from Mariners, who also unload Chris Flexen’s contract (

Mariners place Bryce Miller IL, Darren McCaughan, Matt Festa recalled from Tacoma (

Baltimore Orioles Make Poor Decision with Social Media Graphic Regarding Felix Bautista (

Seeking 4th straight win, Red Sox welcome Rangers to town (

Texas Rangers Weekly Report: Rangers need the All-Star break now (

Texas Rangers fans getting nervous with team having lost 15 of last 25 games: “They’ve come back down to reality” (

MLB News

The Athletic makes seriously bold second-half prediction for Phillies (

Baltimore Orioles Make Poor Decision with Social Media Graphic Regarding Felix Bautista (

Brewers Release Matt Bush (

Thairo Estrada Suffers Hand Fracture (

With his 40th stolen base, Acuña makes more history (

MVP favorites headline monthly awards for June (

Clayton Kershaw goes on injured list, will miss All-Star Game due to sore shoulder (

Nationals, Jacob Nottingham Agree To Minor League Contract (

Brewers’ Jahmai Jones has key double in first MLB appearance since ‘21 (

Reds Likely To Select Brett Kennedy (

Houston Astros Birthdays

Left-side infielder Vinny Castilla (56) had a 16-season major league career, spending the last three quarters of the season with the Astros. In 122 contests, he hit .270/.320/.492

RHP Dan Larson (69) played with the Astros in 1976 and 1977. In 45 games (including 23 starts), Larson was 6-15 with a 4.45 ERA. He posted a 4.08 FIP, a 1.379 WHIP, and struck out 86 batters in 190 innings.