Lineup juggled for finale against Brewers

The Astros will try to win their first road series since sweeping the Cardinals on May 11-13 when they take on the Brewers in today’s series finale. Brett Myers (3-3, 3.25 ERA) tries to keep his good run to start the season going against Dave Bush (1-5, 5.59 ERA).

Carlos Lee and Pedro Feliz are out of the lineup in favor of left-handers Cory Sullivan and Geoff Blum (switch-hitter). Astros manager Brad Mills said Bush has pitched better against right-handers, and Lee has especially struggled against Bush, hitting .200 (4-for-20). Feliz is a .176 hitter (2-for-17) against Bush, while Blum is hitting .357 and Sullivan .333.

If the Astros are going to keep pace with their record at this point in the season during their 2005 World Series run, they will have to lose today to fall to 16-31.

Here are the lineups:


CF Michael Bourn

2B Jeff Keppinger

RF Hunter Pence

1B Lance Berkman

3B Geoff Blum

LF Cory Sullivan

SS Tommy Manzella

C Kevin Cash

RHP Brett Myers


2B Rickie Weeks

CF Carlos Gomez

LF Ryan Braun

1B Prince Fielder

3B Casey McGehee

RF Corey Hart

C George Kottaras

SS Alcides Escobar

RHP David Bush

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