Astros preview vs. Giants

Greetings from AT&T Park, where the Astros try to snap their losing streak against the defending NL champion Giants tonight. Henry Sosa, the former Giants farm hand, is on the mound for the Astros. Before we get to the lineup, here are some notes:

  • Giants starters are 5-1 with a 2.03 ERA in their last six home games against the Astros.
  • Since Aug. 16, the Astros are averaging 5.5 runs per game, which is fifth in the Majors in that span. Prior to that, they were averaging 3.75 runs per game, which was 27th.
  • Henry Sosa’s opponents have a .400 batting average on pitches 1-30. They are hitting .196 against him after pitch 30.
  • J.D. Martinez’s 22 RBIs since July 31 are the most in the Majors by any rookie

Here is the Astros’ lineup:

CF Jordan Schafer

2B Jose Altuve

LF J.D. Martinez

1B Carlos Lee

RF Brian Bogusevic

3B Jimmy Paredes

SS Clint Barmes

C Carlos Corporan

RHP Henry Sosa

1 Comment

Please Lord, don’t put Jason worthless Michaels in right tonight. They guy can’t hit for spit, and he’s BLOCKING the kids from PLAYING BASEBALL!!!!!!!!!

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