*Richard Justice: The Astros are an absolute joy to watch
*Collin McHugh and spin rate - with a shoutout to our old friend Daren Willman
*Dallas Keuchel had not allowed 2+ homers in a game since July 2013. "I came out pretty bad," he said.
*Here's the Quad Cities paper on how they're so good on the road (17-5 this season)
*The Astros and Tigers had themselves an anthem showdown
*Bud Norris was so sick last week he lost 14 pounds and his parents came to stay with him.