The reeling Astros face the best team in MLB on the road tonight. Although there is little chance of the Astros overtaking the A’s for first place in the AL West, they still hold a 2.5 game lead over the Mariners for the all-important second place, playoff-qualifying berth. It’s tight, and the Astros have to stop their skid if they expect to make the playoffs.
The Astros send Framber Valdez to the mound tonight to staunch the bleeding. His record is 3-3, with a 3.61 ERA. The Dodgers counter with Julio Urias, 3-0, 3.86 ERA.
Some good news. Lance McCullers and Jose Altuve are close to returning and Justin Verlander nay be ready for the playoffs.
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For Your Viewing and Listening Pleasure
Game 1: Saturday, September 12th @ 7:07 pm CDT
Listen: Astros - KTRH 740 AM/99.1 FM HD-2, La Ranchera 101.7 FM/850 AM / Dodgers - AM 570 LA Sports, KTNQ 1020, Radio Korea 1540
Watch: Dodgers - SNLA Spanish / FOX