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Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

The Houston Astros and the Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Wednesday in Houston as they continue their interleague series. The Astros are -120 favorites over the Diamondbacks with an over/under run total set at 8. The Houston Astros have been improving this season but on Tuesday they were simply no match as they fell to the D-backs. Jonathan Singleton had three hits, Alex Presley had two hits, and Dexter Fowler had a hit as the Astros scored one run on seven hits. Starting pitcher Brad Peacock allowed three hits and a run while striking out four over 6.0 innings to not factor in the decision as Josh Fields took the loss to fall to 1-4 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Astros start Dallas Keuchel who has won five of his last six starts. For the season Keuchel has allowed 68 hits and 23 earned runs while striking out Read More

Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Houston Astros and the Baltimore Orioles face off on Sunday at Minute Maid park as they close out their series. The Orioles are -120 favorites over the Astros with an over/under run total set at 8. The Houston Astros had been red hot but they were cooled off on Saturday as they fell to the Orioles. Dexter Fowler, Jason Castro, and Matt Dominguez each had hits as the Astros scored one run on five hits. Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel allowed six hits and three runs striking out three over 6.0 innings tot take the loss and fall to 6-3 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Astros start Scott Feldman who got the win in his last start. For the season Feldman has allowed 48 hits and 16 earned runs while striking out 22 over 47.2 innings for a 3-2 record and a 3.02 ERA. The Baltimore Orioles haven’t Read More

Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Houston Astros and the Baltimore Orioles face off on Thursday at Minute Maid Park for game one for their series. The Orioles are -135 favorites over the Astros. The Houston Astros are very much a work in progress but we are starting to see signs that they are coming together. The Astros are 10-15 at home this season, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and they have won five games in a row. As a team the Astros are hitting .238 with Jose Altuve hitting .317, Dexter Fowler hitting .263, and Matt Dominguez hitting .246. The Astros pitching staff has an ERA of 4.26 with the starters at 3.93 and the bullpen at 4.93. For game one against the O’s the Astros start Brad Peacock who won last time out. For the season Peacock has allowed 45 hits and 26 earned runs while striking out 44 over 45 innings Read More

Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros

The Los Angeles Angels and he Houston Astros face off on Tuesday at the Big A in game two of their AL West series. The Angles are -165 favorites over the Astros with an over/under run total set at 8. The Los Angeles Angels would be a Wildcard team if the season ended today but they didn’t improve their position on Monday as they fell to the Astros. Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick each had two hits and Mike Trout had a hit as the Angels scored two runs on six hits. Starting pitcher Garrett Richards didn’t have his best stuff and didn’t get enough support to bail him out as he allowed 10 hits and five runs over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 4-1 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Angels start Tyler Skaggs who they are very high on. For the season Skaggs Read More

Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals

The Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals face off on Wednesday as they play game two of their interleague series. The Nationals are -150 favorites over the Nationals with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Houston Astros led most of the way on Tuesday but they were unable to close it out and took the loss. Jose Altuve, Jason Castro, and Dexter Fowler each had hits as the Astros scored three runs on five hits. Starting pitcher Jarred Cosart allowed five hits and two runs while striking out six over 6.0 innings to not factor in the decision as Anthony Bass blew the save and Josh Fields took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Astros start Bret Oberholtzer who hasn’t won in nine starts. For the season Oberholtzer has allowed 29 hits and 14 earned runs while striking out 22 over 27.1 innings for a 0-4 record and Read More

Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees

The Houston Astros and the New York Yankees face off on Thursday in game three of their series. The Yankees are -140 favorites over the Astros with an over/under run total set at 8.5 The Houston Astros have started their season off right winning their first two games against the Yankees and they are on the verge of a sweep of the series. On Wednesday Dexter Fowler had two hits and scored two runs and Matt Dominguez hit a home run and Robbie Grossman ad a hit and drove in a run as the Astros scored three runs on four hits. Starting pitcher Jarred Cosart allowed four hits and struck out three over 5.0 scoreless innings to get the win and Josh Fields earned the save. For Thursday’s game Houston starts Brett Oberholtzer who was 4-5 a year ago allowing 66 hits and 22 earned runs while striking out 45 Read More

Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros

The Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros face off on Monday in Arlington as the begin the final week of the 2013 MLB regular season. The Rangers are -285 favorites over the Astros with an over/under run total set at 9. The Texas Rangers are watching their post season hopes slip away and they have a week left to make a final push. The Rangers are 1.5 games out of the final Wildcard spot in the American League as they are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Rangers are hitting .261 as a team with Adrian Beltre hitting .318, A.J. Pierzynski hitting .274, and Ian Kinsler hitting .262. For game one against the Astros the Rangers start Derek Holland who is 9-9 with a 3.48 ERA in his last three starts and 0-2 with a 8.59 EA in his last three starts. The Houston Astros have the worst record Read More

Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros

The Houston Astros and the Seattle Mariners face-off on Thursday for game one of their AL West series. The Mariners are -137 favorites over the Astros with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Houston Astros are starting to look like the have a rebuilding plan, but it still seems to be in the early stages. The Astros are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 21-44 at home this season, and they are 33.5 games back in the AL West. As a team, the Astros are hitting .241, with Jason Castro hitting .282, Jose Altuve hitting .269, and Matt Dominguez hitting .240. The Astros pitching staff has an ERA of 4.86, with the starters at 4.64 and the bullpen at 5.23. For game one against the M’s, the Astros start Jordan Lyles, who has been working out of the bullpen of late. For the season, Lyles has allowed 138 Read More

Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics

The Houston Astros and the Oakland A’s face off on Tuesday in Houston for game two of their series at Minute Maid Park. The Athletics are -155 favorites over the Astros with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Houston Astros led most of the way o Monday but they didn’t lead when it counted most when the game was over. Justin Maxwell, Chris Carter, and Jonathan Villar each had hits as the Astros scored three runs on five hits. Dallas Keuchel allowed five hits and a run while striking out five over 6.0 innings to not factor in the decision as Wesley Wright blew his fourth save of the year and took the loss to go to 0-4 on the season. For Tuesday’s game the Astros start Jarred Cosart who makes his second start of the year. For the season Cosart has allowed two hits over eight scoreless Read More

Houston Astros vs. Colorado Rockies

The Houston Astros and the Colorado Rockies face off on Tuesday afternoon in game two of their interleague series. The Rockies are -160 favorites over the Rockies with an over/under run total set at 9. The Houston Astros moved a game further from the worst record in the Majors as they got the series-opening win on Monday in extra innings against the Rockies. Jose Altuve had two hits, Carlos Pena had a hit and two RBI’s, and Jason Castro had a hit and scored a run as the Astros scored three runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Bud Norris allowed eight hits and two runs while striking out three over 7.0 innings but he didn’t factor in the decision as Paul Clemens got the win to go to 2-2 on the year. For Tuesday’s game the Astros start Jordan Lyles who has a winning record despite playing for a team Read More