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Game Thread 126, August 18, 2019, 3:07 CDT, Astros vs A’s

Astros try to avoid a sweep behind Zack Greinke. Join the discussion.

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Astros Prospect Report: August 17th, 2019

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Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

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Game Thread 125, Aug 17th , 2019, 3:05 CDT, Astros vs A’s.

The Astros lost in extra innings this morning and are now in a four-game losing streak. Can Rogelio Armenteros turn it around? Join the discussion?

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Game thread 123, August 15th, 2019, 9:07 CDT. Astros vs A’s

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Game thread 122, August 14th , 2019, 1:10 CDT, Astros vs. White Sox.

Astros split a doubleheader yesterday and will try to take the series today behind Wade Miley. Join the discussion.

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Game thread 121: Aug 13, 2019, Astros vs White Sox (Doubleheader, 2nd game)

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Game thread 120: Aug 13, 2019, 3:40 CDT, Astros vs White Sox (Doubleheader, 1st game)

Zack Greinke and Gerrit Cole both toe the rubber today for the Astros in a traditional doubleheader following Monday’s rainout.

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A double header today to make up for yesterday’s rain out.

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