Astros lineup vs. Rangers
The Astros (28-51) try to break a three-game losing streak tonight at Minute Maid Park against the Rangers, who took two of three games from Houston last week in Arlington. Jordan Lyles pitches for the Astros against left-hander C.J. Wilson in a rematch from the June 21 game in Arlington.
Here is the Astros’ lineup:
LF Jason Bourgeois — Hitting .436 against left-handers this year.
CF Michael Bourn — Has hits in 21 of his last 25 games.
RF Hunter Pence — Sixth in the league in RBIs and batting average.
1B Carlos Lee — Hitting .310 since May 1.
2B Jeff Keppinger — Hitting .480 in 25 at-bats against LHPs this year.
3B Chris Johnson — Has hit safely in 13 of last 14 games.
SS Clint Barmes — His .986 fielding percentage fourth in Majors at SS.
C Carlos Corporan — This will be his 13th start in 16 games.
RHP Jordan Lyles — Still awaiting his first Major League win.