Astros lineup and notes

Astros’ rookie-laden starting lineup for Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, including some notes. Right-hander Henry Sosa was called up from Triple-A following Tuesday’s game to make the start in what will be his Major League debut. He’ll be the ninth Astros player to make his debut this year.

Here is the lineup:

CF J.B. Shuck — Has reached base safely in four of the five games in which he’s played.

2B Jose Altuve — Has hit safely in 15 of his 19 games and has started 14 of the Astros’ last 15 games.

LF J.D. Martinez — Is the only Astros player and the fifth player in MLB history to hit four homers and have 12 RBIs in his first 10 career MLB games.

1B Carlos Lee — Hitting .174 in August.

RF Brian Bogusevic — Hit his first career homer last night in his 65th career game.

3B Jimmy Paredes — Has reached base safely in six of his seven Major League games.

SS Clint Barmes — Hitting .280 with five homers and 14 RBIs in 43 road games.

C Humberto Quintero — Enters the game with a career-high nine-game hitting streak.

RHP Henry Sosa — In in his only start with Triple-A Oklahoma
City, tossed seven scoreless innings, allowing fivehits and three walks.


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