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Astros Crawfish Boil: August 22, 2023

Back on track, can the train keep rolling?

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Welcome to the Tuesday Boil!

Houston Astros News

Houston Astros Reliever Phil Maton Throws Bullpen, Continues Recovery from Injury (

Red Sox Vs. Astros Lineups: Triston Casas Returns, Justin Turner Sits (

Houston Astros: Cristian Javier adapts against Boston Red Sox (

Justin Verlander, Astros face Red Sox in Tanner Houck’s return (

Astros battered Red Sox a day after their team meeting. Can the momentum last? (

True confessions of an Astros’ fan (

AL West News

Royals look to end road slide, play the Athletics (

Brent Rooker’s blast gives A’s walk-off win over Royals (

‘A bulldog in the box,’ Gelof continuing to amaze (

Reds visit the Angels to open 3-game series (

Angels News: Perry Minasian Explains Decision to Call-Up Nolan Schanuel 6 Weeks After Draft (

Angels, Reds ready to start series a day late (

Mariners seek 8th straight win, visit White Sox (

Mariners take it easy for once, cruise to 14-2 victory to open series over White Sox (

Mariners Ace Luis Castillo Threw 47 Consecutive Fastballs Against the White Sox (

Rangers bring 5-game losing streak into matchup against the Diamondbacks (

D-backs’ Tommy Pham walks off Rangers in extra-inning comeback (

Montgomery’s ‘beauty’ of a start continues rotation’s upward trend (

MLB News (

Part broadcaster, part psychic: Millar calls Duvall’s shot

The young Dodgers starter who is comparable to deGrom, Cole

The top play of the night might remind you of Willie Mays AND Bo Jackson

D-backs bite back twice to win in 11: ‘This team has a lot of heart’

Harper’s inside-the-parker helps Phils open pivotal series with a bang

Hot streaks vault duo up latest Rookie Power Rankings — Hunter Brown is 10th. Yainer Díaz and JP France are not on the list.

Braves set franchise mark as Ozuna joins 25+ homer club

Houston Astros Birthdays

LHP Randy Wolf (47) enjoyed a 16-season major league career between eight teams. That includes a hitch with Houston post-trade-deadline in 2008. In 12 starts he struck out 57 in 70 23 innings, with a 1.302 WHIP and a 4.00 FIP.

RHP Hipólito Pichardo (54) closed out his 10-season MLB career with the Astros in 2002. He faced six batters, made 24 pitches and gave up two walks, three hits and three earned runs, retiring one batter in a 7-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on May 7.