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Game No. 115 Preview: Houston Astros at San Fransico Giants

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Astros look for a series slip with Feldman on the mound.

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Houston Astros (61-53) at San Francisco Giants (60-62), Aug 11, 2015 9:15 PM CDT

TV: Root Sports SW, MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790 AM, KLAT 1010 AM
Giants SB Nation Blog: McCovey Chronicles

Pitching Matchup:

RHP Scott Feldman (4-5, 4.46 ERA, 1.32 WHIP)  vs. RHP Chris Heston (11-6, 3.48 ERA, 1.20 WHIP)

Preview

The Astros play one last road game before heading back to Minute Maid Park, Houston is 1-7 during the current road trip. A win will not make for all the losses but it make things a big better.

Scott Feldman in four starts since being activated from the disabled list, Feldman has a 3.65 ERA. He is 0-3 with a 5.54 ERA in four games at AT&T Park.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS CAREER STATISTICS VS. SCOTT FELDMAN
BATTER AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
Hunter Pence"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Hunter Pence 11 5 3 0 0 1 1 2 0.455 0.500 0.727 1.227
Nori Aoki"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Nori Aoki 12 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0.250 0.250 0.417 0.667
Gregor Blanco"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Gregor Blanco 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.286 0.444 0.286 0.730
Angel Pagan"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Angel Pagan 5 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0.400 0.500 0.400 0.900
Brandon Belt"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Brandon Belt 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.200 0.200 0.200 0.400
Brandon Crawford"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Brandon Crawford 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000 0.400 0.000 0.400
Buster Posey"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Buster Posey 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.000 0.167 0.000 0.167

Chris Heston pitched a two-hitter against the Astros on May 12, striking out 12. He would go on to pitch a no-hitter at New York five starts later. In two starts in August, he is 0-1 with an 8.31 ERA in 8 2/3 innings with only three strikeouts.

HOUSTON ASTROS CAREER STATISTICS VS. CHRIS HESTON
BATTER AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jason Castro"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Jason Castro 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.333 0.333 1.333 1.667
Jake Marisnick"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Jake Marisnick 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.250 0.250 0.250 0.500
Jose Altuve"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Jose Altuve 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Chris Carter"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Chris Carter 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Evan Gattis"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Evan Gattis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Carlos Gomez"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Carlos Gomez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Marwin Gonzalez"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Marwin Gonzalez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Robbie Grossman"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Robbie Grossman 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Colby Rasmus"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Colby Rasmus 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Luis Valbuena"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom;">Luis Valbuena 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000

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