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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 4, 2023

Another day, another crisis.

MLB: New York Yankees at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Labor Day Boil!

Houston Astros News

“Cooked those frauds” - (

Astros fan explains action after interrupting Yankees game (

Max Scherzer, Nathan Eovaldi in Mix for Texas Rangers Series with Houton Astros

The Astros and Yankees are wearing gold ribbons and wristbands for a reason (

Astros’ Dusty Baker opens up on CF rotation (

Depends on what I need. If you need defense, if I need an arm, if I need a bat, depends on who’s pitching, depends on the stadium, depends on how a guy’s doing.

— Baker, as quoted at

ChipalattAwards for August (

AL West News

Oakland A’s solid two-week stretch helps to avoid ignominious MLB record (

MLB Twitter BRUTALLY calls LA Angels ‘an actual joke’ for getting swept by Oakland Athletics following latest 10-6 defeat (

Angels start 3-game series against the Orioles (

Angels News: Phil Nevin Addresses Andrew Velazquez Demotion to Minors (

What happened to Max Stassi? Angels place $17,500,000 catcher on restricted list for remainder of 2023 (

MLB Power Rankings: Atlanta Braves cannot be stopped & Texas Rangers struggle | Flippin’ Bats (

Houston Astros Visit Texas rangers — Series Preview (TCB)

4 K’s? Who cares?! Adolis belts mammoth walk-off homer (

Reds host the Mariners to open 3-game series (

Alonso goes deep twice to reach 40 homers and 100 RBIs as Mets beat 1st-place Mariners 6-3 (

MLB News (

Postseason Watch: Bracket, tiebreakers and more

‘Unfazed’ Miller helps Dodgers take one back from Braves

A Backstreet Boy played for the Savannah Bananas

5 series to watch as September gets into gear

Cubs break out for 10 runs in last 2 innings to best Reds

Houston Astros Birthdays

CF Jordan Schafer (37) played in 136 games for the Astros in 2011 and 2012, hitting .220 with five homers, 29 RBI and 34 stolen bases.

RHP Pat Neshek (43) came out of the Astros’ bullpen 126 times between 2015 and 2016. He was 5-8 with a 3.36 ERA, a 1.033 WHIP, and 94 strikeouts in 101 23 innings.

RF Paul Householder (65) ended his eight-season, four-team MLB career with the 1987 Astros, going one-for-12 with four walks in 14 games. That produced a weird slashline of .083/.313/.167