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Game Thread 94. July 14th, 2019, 2:05 CDT. Astros vs. Rangers

Justin Verlander goes for the split in Arlington. Join the discussion.

MLB: Houston Astros at Texas Rangers Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

It turns out the baseball gods are forgiving too.

After seeming to do everything they could to lose yesterday’s game, three errors in the field, three errors on the bases, the Astros continued to fight and took a tough extra inning victory away from the Rangers yesterday, 7-6.

Today, Justin Verlander (10-4, 2.98 ERA) hopes to slay the long-ball monster that has been his undoing of late in his quest to even the series and win his eleventh game of the season. His mound opponent is Ariel Jurado (5-4, 4.23 ERA)

Jeff Luhnow announced this morning that Brad Peacock would not be available in Monday’s game as previously expected, due to a recurrence of his should soreness..

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