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Game No. 47 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles

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Astros look to build on the extra-inning win over the Orioles.

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Houston Astros (18-28) vs. Baltimore Orioles (26-17), May 25, 2016 7:10 PM CDT

TV: Root Sports Southwest
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME SportsTalk 790 AM, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español) 
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Pitching Matchup

RHP Collin McHugh (4-4, 5.13 ERA, 1.58 WHIP)  vs. RHP Tyler Wilson (2-2, 3.68 ERA, 1.15 WHIP)

Preview

The Houston Astros haven't had much luck in one-run games. As a matter of fact before Tuesday, the team was 4-10 in one-run games. The team hopes to roll with the momentum of Tuesday's extra-innings 3-2 win over the Orioles.

The Astros will turn to Collin McHugh in hopes of picked up a second win in a row after dropping four straight coming into the series with Baltimore.

Like most of the Astros staff, McHugh has found somewhat of a groove in May after a dismal may. McHugh is 2-1 with 3.86 ERA in May after a 2-3 start in April with a 6.65 ERA.

McHugh has gone seven innings in two his last three starts. He allowed seven runs over his last 20 innings. McHugh is 1-0 with a 4.66 ERA in three career starts against Baltimore.

Current Orioles are batting .234 (11x47) against McHugh with a .235 BABIP, 5.03 FIP, 20.8 K%, and a 2.1 BB%.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES CAREER STATISTICS VS. COLLIN MCHUGH
BATTER AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
J.J. Hardyy 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.500 0.500 0.500 1.000
Adam Jones 9 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 0.333 0.333 0.667 1.000
Manny Machado 9 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.333 0.333 0.333 0.667
Mark Trumbo 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Pedro Alvarez 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000
Chris Davis 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0.200 0.333 0.800 1.133
Ryan Flaherty 6 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0.167 0.167 0.500 0.667
Caleb Joseph 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Nolan Reimold 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Jonathan Schoop 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Matt Wieters 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000

Tyler Wilson is making his 11th career major league start for Baltimore. He is 2-2 with a 4.01 ERA in his last seven games (five starts).

This will be Wilson's first start against the Astros. Wilson struggled in his last start, he allowed five runs on six hits and three walks against the Mariners.