Astros face Reds, try for third win a row

The Astros will try to do something tonight they haven’t all season: win three games in a row. That’s if the weather holds up.

Left-hander J.A. Happ (1-4, 6.35 ERA) will start tonight for the Astros against Reds pitcher Mike Leake (3-0, 4.40 ERA).

Carlos Lee, who spent last night in Houston hospital after colliding with teammate Angel Sanchez on Sunday, is out of the lineup, as expected. And Brett Wallace is in the clean-up spot.

Here are the lineups:

ASTROS

CF Michael Bourn

LF Jason Bourgeois

RF Hunter Pence

1B Brett Wallace

3B Chris Johnson

2B Bill Hall

SS Clint Barmes

C Humberto Quintero

LHP J.A. Happ

REDS

CF Drew Stubbs

SS Edgar Renteria

1B Joey Votto

2B Brandon Phillips

LF Jonny Gomes

RF Chris Heisey

C Ramon Hernandez

3B Paul Janish

RHP Mike Leake

1 Comment

2nd start for Leake post arrest; first since reaching plea deal. And I think its going to flood in Cincy!

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