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GameThread No.45: Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels, May 16, 2018 8:40 PM CDT

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Join the conversation as the Houston Astros, behind ace Justin Verlander, look to head out of Los Angeles with a series win.

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Los Angels Angels (25-17) vs. Houston Astros (27-17), May 16, 2018, 8:40 PM CDT

TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW

Radio: KBME 790, La Ranchera 850 AM

Online: MLB.TV

Angels SBNation Blog: Halos Heaven

Pitching Matchup

RHP Garrett Richards (4-1, 4.08 ERA, 49 SO) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (4-2, 1.21 ERA, 77 SO)

Today's Lineups

It looks like the Astros have decided to waste no time with their latest roster move, officially placing Tony Kemp in tonight's starting lineup after calling him up earlier this morning.

Houston Astros Los Angeles Angels
George Springer - CF Mike Trout - CF
Alex Bregman - 3B Shohei Ohtani - DH
Jose Altuve - 2B Justin Upton - LF
Carlos Correa - SS Albert Pujols - 1B
Brian McCann - C Andrelton Simmons - SS
Yuli Gurriel - 1B Zack Cozart - 3B
Josh Reddick - RF Ian Kinsler - 2B
Evan Gattis - DH Kole Calhoun - RF
Tony Kemp - LF Martin Maldonado - C
Justin Verlander - RHP Garrett Richards - RHP