Houston Astros (56-49) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (59-47), August 2, 2016
RHP Lance McCullers (6-4, 3.18 ERA, 1.53 WHIP) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (7-12, 4.66 ERA, 1.34 WHIP)
Age before beauty. Lance McCullers is attempting to buck that phrase as the 22-year-old faces 41-year-old R.A. Dickey on Tuesday.
Lance McCullers is coming off back-to-back 10 strikeout starts and he is 3-2 with a 2.08 ERA in five July starts. McCullers is 3-2 with a 2.08 ERA in five July starts. He is 5-2 with a 2.28 ERA in nine home starts.
McCullers is making his first career start against the Blue Jays.
R.A. Dickey goes against McCullers in game two. Dickey is 2-3 with 6.38 ERA in 28.2 innings in July. Dickey is 2-5 with a 4.96 ERA in 13 career games (11 starts) against the Astros. Dickey is 0-3 with a 6.54 ERA in five career starts at Minute Maid Park.
Current Astros are batting .347 (33x95) against Dickey with a .358 BABIP, 5.18 FIP, 11.7 K%, and a 3.9 BB%.