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GameThread No. 60: Houston Astros at Texas Rangers, Jun 7, 2016 7:05 PM CDT

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Join the conversation as the Astros take on the Rangers.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros (28-30) at Texas Rangers (34-22), June 6-9, 2016

TV: Root Sports Southwest
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME SportsTalk 790 AM, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)
Texas Rangers SB Nation Blog: Lone Star Ball

Pitching Matchup

RHP Mike Fiers (3-3, 4.84 ERA, 1.32 WHIP) vs. RHP Colby Lewis (5-0, 3.09 ERA, 1.11 WHIP)

Today's Lineups

HOUSTON ASTROS TEXAS RANGERS
George Springer - DH Jurickson Profar - 1B
Jose Altuve - 2B Ian Desmond - CF
Carlos Correa - SS Nomar Mazara - RF
Evan Gattis - C Adrian Beltre - 3B
Colby Rasmus - LF Rougned Odor - 2B
Marwin Gonzalez - 3B Prince Fielder - DH
Carlos Gomez - CF Ryan Rua - LF
Tyler White - 1B Elvis Andrus - SS
Jake Marisnick - RF Bobby Wilson - C
Dallas Keuchel - LHP Cole Hamels - LHP

Must Reads

Game No. 60 Preview: Houston Astros at Texas Rangers - The Crawfish Boxes
The only positive at the moment is the Astros can wash away Monday's game with a victory tonight.

3 Astros Things: Let's not redo the 2011 draft - The Crawfish Boxes
Jim Callis redrafts the 2011 Draft, Tyler White gets welcomed to the big leagues, and Giles keeping it .

2016 All-Star Voting Update: Altuve still No. 1; Correa No. 4 SS; Springer not in top 15 - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros All-Star voting stays pat in all three places, which means there are one right choice and two wrongs to correct.

2016 MLB Draft: A Look at Potential Strategies for the Astros - The Crawfish Boxes
With a new draft position, could the Astros employ a new approach or will they stick to the slot for the most part.

Astros will have closer by committee going forward - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros manager A.J. Hinch won't name closer for the time being.

Ken Giles: "We're going to out there tomorrow and put them to the ground" - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros' big offseason acquisition Ken Giles creates bulletin board material for Rangers.