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Texas Rangers (50-46)


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vs. Ari
L 2-9
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vs. Ari
L 4-19
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Tex 0 - 1 Hou
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4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT
@ Hou
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE1:10 PM CT

Slumping Rangers look to regain momentum vs. Astros

The Houston Astros survived an eight-game road trip through Arlington, Texas, and Anaheim, Calif., and somehow earned a split despite serious concerns regarding the depth of their starting pitching.

By late Thursday evening, their attention had turned to a more immediate problem: managing some rest during the short turnaround between the series finale against the Los Angeles Angels and the start of their three-game series against the visiting Texas Rangers on Friday.

With an inexplicably late scheduled start in Orange County, the Astros were scheduled to arrive in Houston at 5:15 a.m. on Friday morning. Instead of having the benefit of an afternoon start to cap their series, which Houston split with a 6-2 victory Thursday, the Astros faced a late departure from California and a home landing approximately 14 hours before first pitch against Texas.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Andrus.296
HR: J. Gallo22
RBI: N. Mazara51
SB: E. Andrus21
W: L. Lynn12
ERA: M. Minor2.73
Saves: S. Kelley11
K: L. Lynn140
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .251 (17)
Runs: 515 (7)
Hits: 825 (17)
Home Runs: 137 (14)
Stolen Bases: 77 (2)
OBP: .326 (11)
SLG: .444 (13)
Total Bases: 1459 (15)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.03 (25)
Runs Allowed: 516 (26)
Saves: 21 (23)
Strikeouts: 818 (18)
OpBA: .271 (27)
OBP: .343 (27)
SLG: .465 (25)
Run Support: 5.40 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/16 J. Biddle Placed on 10-Day IL (Left shoulder fatigue)
7/16 W. Calhoun Sent to Minors
7/16 T. Guerrieri Purchased From Minors
7/16 H. Pence Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
7/16 H. Pence Removed From 10-Day IL (Strained right groin)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/15 J. Biddle Left shoulder fatigue (on 10-day IL)
6/17 H. Pence Strained right groin (10-day IL)
6/17 J. Springs Left biceps tendinitis (on 60-day IL)
6/15 N. Mazara Right hamstring tightness (day-to-day)
6/7 I. Kiner-Falefa Right middle finger ligament sprain (on 10-day IL)
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