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Game No. 134 Preview: Houston Astros vs. New York Mets

Cameron Maybin makes his Astros debut.

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Houston Astros (80-53) vs. New York Mets (58-75), Sept. 2, 2017, 1:10 PM CT

TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW
Radio: KBME 790 AM, La Nueva 94.1 FM
Online: MLB.TV
Mets SBNation Blog: Amazin' Avenue

Pitching Matchup

RHP Charlie Morton (10-6, 3.88 ERA, 1.22 WHIP) vs. RHP Matt Harvey (4-3, 5.25 ERA, 1.45 WHIP)


Houston faced Hurricane Harvey last week. The Houston Astros face another Harvey on Saturday, Matt Harvey.

Harvey has been dealing with a stress injury to his scapula bone in his right shoulder this season and was out since June. Harvey makes his first start since June 14. Harvey was 0-0 with 4.63 ERA in four starts during his minor league rehab.

Cameron Maybin (1-for-6) and Brian McCann (0-for-5) have the most experience against Harvey but with little success.

For Houston, Charlie Morton takes the mound. Charlie Morton was 1-2 with a 4.20 ERA in five starts during the month of August. Morton had only two quality starts during that time period.

Michael Conforto is 1-for-3 with a home run against Morton. Jose Reyes is 2-for-10 with no extra-base hits against Morton.