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

2BAaron Hill

1B Juan Rivera

C J.P. Arencibia

CF Rajai David

DH Edwin Encarnacion

3B Jayson Nix

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