Astros try to end road trip on good note
The Astros will end their week-long, three-city road trip this afternoon with the final game of the series against the Blue Jays. The Astros have won only two series all year and can make it three win a win today.
Left-hander Wandy Rodriguez (2-3, 3.45 ERA) will start for the Astros against Houston-area native Kyle Drabek (3-2, 4.32 ERA). Rodriguez is 2-1 with a 2.05 ERA in his last six starts, during which the Astros are 4-2.
Here are the lineups:
CF Michael Bourn — Hitting .280 on current road trip.
2B Angel Sanchez — He’s fourth on the team with 18 RBIs
RF Hunter Pence — Has multi-hits in his last three games.
DH Carlos Lee — Hitting .333 (20-for-60) in May.
1B Brett Wallace — Hitting .197 (12-for-61) in May.
3B Chris Johnson — Hitting .300 (15-for-50) in May.
SS Clint Barmes — Hitting .183 (4-for-22) on current road trip.
LF Brian Bogusevic — Making his third start of the season.
C J.R. Towles — Is in a career-long 0-for-28 slump
SS Yunel Escobar
LF Corey Patterson
RF Jose Bautista
1B Juan Rivera
C J.P. Arencibia
CF Rajai David
DH Edwin Encarnacion
3B Jayson Nix