The Houston Astros open a big series versus the first place Texas Rangers tonight, join the convo here.
The Astros are out to prove that the Astros record versus the Rangers last season was a fluke, and they hope to get the off to a great start to the three-game road trip. Following this three games in Arlington, they will come home to face the Boston Red Sox. The Astros have a 5-8 record so far in the 2016 season while the first place Rangers have eyes on improving their 7-6 record on the season.
Conversely, the Astros are facing their first left-handed pitcher on the season, so they will trot out a slightly different lineup. Tyler White has been thrown into a bigger role for tonight’s game as the cleanup hitter with the only left-handed hitter being Jason Castro. Scott Feldman is on the mound for the Astros versus Derek Holland.
Here is the lineup for the visiting Astros
2B – Jose Altuve
RF – George Springer
ss – Carlos Correa
1B – White
DH – Evan Gattis
CF – Carlos Gomez
3B – Marwin Gonzalez
C – Castro
CF – Jake Marisnick
Part of this live game feed is to get your feelings about the lineup, did Hinch make the right choice? We will also look at the key plays in the game, the errors, and of course who is struggling at the plate and/or the mound. We can also discuss the hot prospects in the minors and who they can replace on the big league roster. Join the writers at CTH and ask the questions you want to ask, some of the questions could inspire future posts.
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