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Can the Astros have a stay of playoff execution?

MLB: Texas Rangers at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros (75-68) vs. Texas Rangers (85-59), September 12-14, 2016

The Astros’ playoff chances are on life support with 20 games left in the 2016 season. Houston is 3.5 game back in the Wild Card race. The Astros will need to overcome their problems with Rangers if they hope to have any chance of a postseason. Here is how to watch:

Pitching Matchups & TV schedule

Monday

RHP Doug Fister (12-11, 4.14 ERA, 1.37 WHIP) vs. LHP Martin Perez (10-10, 4.25 ERA, 1.43 WHIP)

Time: 7:10 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 Brad Peacock (0-0, 3.38 ERA, 1.22 WHIP) vs. RHP A.J. Griffin (7-4, 4.92 ERA, 1.33 WHIP

Time: 7:10 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 Joe Musgrove (2-4, 4.78 ERA, 1.29 WHIP) vs. RHP Yu Darvish (5-4, 3.28 ERA, 1.14 WHIP)

Time: 7:10 p.m. CT
TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

Series Snapshot

Split records: Astros — 40-31 at home; Cubs — 47-22 on the road

Run differential: Astros — +38 (10th best in MLB); Rangers — +21 (13th)

Runs scored per game: Astros — 4.57; Rangers — 4.84

OPS+: Astros — 104 (6th); Rangers — 97 (15th)

wRC+: Astros — 101 (9th); Rangers — 99 (11th)

Runs allowed per game: Astros — 4.31; Rangers — 4.72

ERA+: Astros — 98 (20th); Rangers — 103 (12th)

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

2016 head-to-head record: 13-3, Rangers

2015 head-to-head: 13-6, Rangers