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Astros face another former NL Central foe.

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The Houston Astros face another former National Central foe with the Pittsburgh Pirates. While it isn’t the same rivalry as Cubs or Cardinals. But the Pirates have one of the best stadiums in Major League Baseball so I’m not complaining.

Houston Astros (64-60) at Pittsburgh Pirates (62-59), August 22-24, 2016

Monday

RHP Doug Fister (11-8, 3.76 ERA, 1.31 WHIP) vs. RHP Jameson Taillon (3-2, 3.00 ERA, 1.09 WHIP)

Time: 6:05 p.m. CT

TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest

Online: MLB.TV

Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

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Tuesday

RHP Joe Musgrove (1-1, 4.18 ERA, 1.10 WHIP) vs. RHP Ivan Nova (9-6, 4.83 ERA, 1.35 WHIP)

Time: 6:05 p.m. CT

TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest

Online: MLB.TV

Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

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Wednesday

RHP Collin McHugh (7-10, 4.99 ERA, 1.52 WHIP) vs. RHP Gerrit Cole (7-8, 3.30 ERA, 1.39 WHIP)

Time: 11:35 a.m. CT

TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest

Online: MLB.TV

Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

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Series Snapshot

Split records: Astros — 30-32 on the road; Pirates — 33-28 at home

Run differential: Astros — +46 (10th best in MLB); Pirates — +2 (15th)

Runs scored per game: Astros — 4.59; Pirates — 4.54

OPS+: Astros — 103 (6th); Pirates — 94 (24th)

wRC+: Astros — 101 (8th); Pirates — 98 (14th)

Runs allowed per game: Astros — 4.22; Pirates — 4.52

ERA+: Astros — 103 (17th); Pirates — 101 (17th)

Last 10 games: Astros — 5-5; Pirates — 6-4

2016 head-to-head record: 0-0

2015 head-to-head: 0-0