Brian McCann and Yuli Gurriel have been two of the Astros' hottest hitters.
Alex Colome came on in the eighth inning Sunday to protect a one-run lead and face the heart of the Astros lineup. That was by design, and not a design made necessary by the injuries in the bullpen.
Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was pulled from Sunday's win in the third inning as a precaution after experiencing concussion-like symptoms.
Astros starter recovers from shaky first inning to retire 14 of the next 15.
With an off day built into their schedule on Monday, the Astros had little incentive to test outfielder George Springer's hamstring by playing him in Sunday's series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Hauschild cleared waivers and was returned to the Astros organization Saturday.
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The Toronto Blue Jays broke their win streak of one last night, meaning that they still haven't won back-to-back games at any point this season. Of course, that's not quite so surprising when you consider they've won just four games so far — the worst record in baseball and the worst start in franchise history.
I think it's fair to say Bryce Harper is out to prove something this season. At least, he's certainly playing that way.
Well played Cincinnati.