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The Crawfish Boxes Sep 20, 2022
Astros Crawfish Boil: September 20th, 2022

Astros Crawfish Boil: September 20th, 2022

Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports This is the best kind of deja vu Astros News Last night’s win once again proved that the Astros are the cream of the crop when it comes to the AL West, and earned a wild card bye to boot (Astros.com) Video highlights from last night’s game are here (MLB Video) So what’s the next step for the team now that Houston has punched their October ticket? (Astros.com) Yordan Alvarez was announced as last week’s AL Player of the Week after a Herculean performance at the plate (Astros.com) The rise of Hunter Brown is creating some...
Climbing Tal's Hill Sep 19, 2022

Houston Astros fans need this Yordan Alvarez shirt

After a three home run night, Houston Astros fans could only say one thing: Yord Have Mercy! Which is why you need this Yordan Alvarez shirt from BreakingT. Not one, not two, but three moonshots for Houston Astros DH Yordan Alvarez. He’s now hit 37 home runs on the season, driving in 93 runs and […] Houston Astros fans need this Yordan Alvarez shirt - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 13, 2022
Hunter Brown Leads Astros to a 6-3 Win Over the Tigers

Hunter Brown Leads Astros to a 6-3 Win Over the Tigers

Photo by Duane Burleson/ Homers by Alvarez, Tucker, and Gurriel more than enough pop behind Brown Another strong showing by rookie Hunter Brown and some home run punch by Yordan Alvarez, Kyle Tucker, and Yuli Gurriel gave the Astros their third straight win and series victory in Detroit by the score of 6-3. The Astros put on a clinic on how to score runs with two outs in the first three innings of tonight’s game against Tiger starter Drew Hutchinson. With two outs and nobody on in the first, Yordan Alvarez hit his second homer in two nights and his 33rd of the season...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 8, 2022
A Lessened Yordan Alvarez Spells Trouble For the Astros

A Lessened Yordan Alvarez Spells Trouble For the Astros

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports At one point in the season, it looked like Yordan Alvarez would play himself into the AL MVP discussion, considering his performance from Opening Day through July 9 (.306/.405/.653, 26 HR, 197 wRC+). Notice that I didn’t say win — the award is Shohei Ohtani’s to lose, in my opinion — but Alvarez’s numbers as a hitter at least warranted expanding the discussion outside of Ohtani and Aaron Judge. I’m not exaggerating when I state that Alvarez was even a better hitter than Judge, who is now chasing history himself. Alvarez’s...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 4, 2022
Game 134 Thread. September 4, 2022, 3:07 CT. Astros @ Angels

Game 134 Thread. September 4, 2022, 3:07 CT. Astros @ Angels

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Jose Urquidy goes for the series win in the rubber match against Tucker Davidson Yordan Alvarez is in the lineup. Alex Bregman gets the day off.
Climbing Tal's Hill Aug 30, 2022

Yuli Gurriel Doesn’t Belong in the Two-Spot in the Lineup

Over the past several weeks, Yuli Gurriel has been the placeholder in the two-spot in the Houston Astros’ lineup in Michael Brantley’s absence.  The coveted two-spot in this particular lineup is protected on either side by the powerful bat of Yordan Alvarez and the veteran Jose Altuve and therefore gives plenty of opportunities to drive in runs […] Yuli Gurriel Doesn’t Belong in the Two-Spot in the Lineup - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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