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Game 112 Thread. August 10, 2021, 7:10 CDT. Rockies @ Astros.

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The Astros behind Jake Odorizzi try to get back on track against the Rockies after losing 3 of 4 to the Twins

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Houston Astros Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

The Astros have lost six of their last eight games. including three of their last four at home against the Twins. In the meantime, the second-place A’s have gotten to within two games of the Astros.

A combination of light hitting and weak starting pitching is responsible for the slide, but at least we’ve seen great improvement in the bullpen.

For more on this game and the two-game series with the Rox check out ckuno’s excellent analysis here.

Here’s the lineups.