Astros wrap up Interleague play

The Astros wrap Interleague Play on Sunday night by sending Roy Oswalt to the mound against the Texas Rangers. The Astros are 3-11 in Interleague play, having gone 1-2 against Tampa Bay, 0-3 at the Yankees, 1-2 at Kansas City and 1-4 against the Rangers heading into Sunday’s series finale at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

The Astros are 12-12 this month: 10-3 against National League teams and 2-9 against the American League.

Oswalt (5-9, 3.08 ERA) is two wins shy of tying Joe Niekro’s club record of 144 wins. He’s 4-1 in five road starts this year with a 1.50 ERA and has tossed at least seven innings and allowed no more than two runs in each of his five starts away from home.

Here are the lineups:

ASTROS

CF Michael Bourn

LF Jason Bourgeois

1B Lance Berkman

DH Carlos Lee

RF Jason Michaels

2B Geoff Blum

3B Chris Johnson

C Jason Castro

SS Oswaldo Navarro

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RHP Roy Oswalt (5-9, 3.08 ERA)

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RANGERS

SS Elvis Andrus

3B Michael Young

2B Ian Kinsler

DH Vladimir Guerrero

LF Josh Hamilton

RF Nelson Cruz

1B Justin Smoak

C Matt Treanor

CF Julio Borbon

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RHP Tommy Hunter (3-0, 2.31 ERA)

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