The juggernaut that is the Astros' offense was shutout for only the third time this season in a 9-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park.
It was just six weeks ago that concern lingered around Aaron Nola as his ERA soared and his back tightened a season after he was sidelined with an elbow impingement.
A game a day before an off day against the worst team in baseball offered the Astros little incentive to risk further injury with two of their core players.
Astros ace Dallas Keuchel will return from the disabled list and make his first start in exactly eight weeks Friday night against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
As Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow looks for ways to upgrade his pitching staff at Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, he reminds himself daily that he is operating from a position of strength.
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On a night where Adrian Beltre was chasing history, the Marlins carved out a bit of history for themselves. Miami unloaded on Rangers starter Yu Darvish early, and the Marlins cruised to a record-setting 22-10 victory on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park for their fourth win in their last six games.
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