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Astros Crawfish Boil: August 29, 2023

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Houston Astros News

Another World Series title is the goal of Providence’s Jeremy Peña (

\Young pitchers meet again for Red Sox, Astros (

Who was the last Astros player to hit for the cycle? Revisiting illustrious list after $160000000 Jose Altuve’s record (

Astros injuries and roster moves (

Houston Astros’ Altuve, Alvarez and Abreu lead rout in Boston (

AL West News

Rodriguez leads Mariners against the Athletics after 4-hit outing (

Shooting at White Sox-A’s game ‘likely occurred INSIDE the ballpark’ (

Mailbag Monday! Are the Seattle Mariners Peaking Too Early? (

Seattle Mariners Prospect Matches Two Grand Hall Of Famers (

Turner, Harper hijack Ohtani storyline in Phillies win over Angels (

Why Shohei Ohtani joining the Mariners would make even more sense now (

Lowe’s 2-run single in 9th lifts the Rangers over the Mets 4-3 for only 2nd victory in 11 games (

Max Scherzer Booed By Bitter Mets Fans in Return to Citi Field (

MLB News ( unless otherwise noted)

Former big league manager, coach, catcher Pat Corrales dies at 82 (

Acuña steals 60th base, eyes creating his own special club

Touted rookie hurlers pave way for O’s in win No. 82

Mookie’s case to take NL MVP over Acuña

Why Harper looks poised to fuel another deep Phils playoff run

Bobby Miller shows signs of an October surprise

Crew quiets Wrigley with big 1st inning en route to 9th straight win

Bill me! Mets’ scoreboard trolls Shohei

Houston Astros Birthdays

RHP Hunter Brown (25) is in his second season with the Astros, and one of only three pitchers to remain in the rotation all season thus far. After 153 13 career innings, he’s struck out 174 and held opponents to a 1.298 WHIP, going 12-9 with a 3.99 ERA.

RHP Seth Martinez (29) has appeared for the Astros in each of the last three seasons, going 3-4 with a 4.15 ERA over 67 relief appearances. He’s whiffed 86 over 84 23 frames, with a 1.323 WHIP.

RHP Roy Oswalt (46) pitched for Houston from 2001 through 2010, appearing 12 times in relief and making 291 rotation starts. In 1932 13 innings, he collected 1593 strikeouts and finished with a 1.196 WHIP, going 143-82 with a 3.24 ERA. He made the National League All Star team three times while with the team.

LHP Dan Schneider (81) came out of the bullpen 60 times for Houston in 1967 and 1969. He earned an 0-3 record with a 6.00 ERA, striking out 42 over 60 innings.

OF Dave Nicholson (1939-2023) enjoyed a seven-season MLB career, including 1966 with the Astros. In 100 games, he slashed a .246/.356/.411 line, with 10 home runs and 31 RBI.

OF Rabel Colon (20) just completed his first FCL season, appearing in 38 games at the rookie level. He hit .163/.285/.268 while playing passable CF (31 chances, zero errors) and less-than-passable corner OF (28 chances, six errors).