Astros Fail To Get Anything Going Against Royals Fall 2-0

I don't know why, but this shot makes me giggle. Maybe it's because, it looks like Bogusevic is about to kick the ball.

The one positive about this game is that it was complete in less than three hours, which is always good. But especially good for someone watching the Astros and College World Series the past few days. I've been lacking in the sleep department so this will be quick and tidy.

Pitching

Another hard luck loss for Wandy Rodriguez who went seven good innings, allowing only two earned runs on six hits and two walks, he also struck out three Royals. Brandon Lyon followed with a perfect eighth inning. He then started the ninth but allowed two hits. Luckily Jason Catro bailed out Lyon throwing out the first base runner Lyon allowed.

Hitting

What hitting? The Astros were no-hit for 4.1 innings. The Astros had opportunities later in the game, but I want you to keep your keyboard intact.

Defense

Couple good defensive plays by Jose Altuve and Justin Maxwell. Gifs after the jump. Jason Castro threw out a runner as mentioned above.

Wednesday

1:05 PM CT Bruce Chen vs Jordan Lyles. It's worth noting that Chen is going to be pitching on three days rest.

Good night Houston!

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