On a day that began with Lance McCullers joining Dallas Keuchel on the 10-day disabled list and took another downward swerve with a concussion suffered by right fielder Josh Reddick, Monday night concluded with the Astros' fifth loss in their last seven games after an 11-game win streak.
Astros right fielder Josh Reddick suffered a concussion when he hit the right field wall on a triple by Joey Gallo in the second inning of Monday's Rangers-Astros game.
The Astros placed right-hander Lance McCullers on the 10-day disabled list with a back problem on Monday, another blow to a rotation decimated by injuries.
Draft Day 1 Recap:
- Astros draft pitcher J.B. Bukauskas in first round
- Astros draft high school third baseman Joe Perez in second round
- Astros draft Texas A&M pitcher Corbin Martin in second round
- Astros draft Arizona second baseman J.J. Matijevic at 75th overall
Throughout his high school career, J.B. Bukauskas was compared to Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray, another hard-throwing right-hander who stands about 6 feet tall. The Astros saw the similarities, as well, and can only hope Bukauskas lives up to the billing.
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