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Game Thread no. 133. Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros. Aug. 31, 2018, 7:10 CDT

The Astros hope to bounce back after last night’s lackluster loss to the Halos. Come join the discussion as we watch rookie pitcher Framber Valdez take on Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani and the Angels in the second game of this four game series at Minute Maid Park.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports

The Astros lost 5-2 last night, wasting another good Justin Verlander effort. They were held scoreless until Tyler White hit another ninth inning home run, his second in two nights, but it was too little and too late.

Tonight Jaime Barria,* RHP (8-8, 3.67 ERA) faces Framber Valdez, LHP (2-0, 0.96 ERA)

Here is tonight’s lineup