The Astros come into tonight’s game on a four game winning streak, and having won seven out of their last ten games. They are 1⁄2 game behind the Yankees for first place in the AL, and 1⁄2 game behind the Dodgers for the best record in the Major Leagues.
Justin Verlander and Charlie Morton match up tonight in a contest with implications for the Cy Young Award. The Astros will see the return of Aledmys Diaz from IL. Myles Straw returns to AAA Round Rock.
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Here is the Astros lineup.