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Astros Look to Bounce Back Against Red Sox

The Houston Astros (72-56), currently sitting 2nd in the American League West division, will host the Boston Red Sox (67-60), who are 4th in the American League East division, in an exciting MLB matchup. The Astros are coming off a tough loss, looking to regain their winning momentum, while the Red Sox are riding a recent victory.

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Astros Look to Bounce Back Against Red Sox

The pitching matchup for this game will feature J.P. France (9-4, 2.75 ERA) on the mound for the Astros, and Brayan Bello (9-7, 3.69 ERA) starting for the Red Sox. Both pitchers have been solid contributors to their respective teams and will look to put on a strong performance in this crucial game.

The Astros, led by right fielder Kyle Tucker, have been impressive at the plate this season, with Tucker boasting a batting average of .293. He has also been a home run threat, hitting 25 home runs so far. The team will rely on Tucker’s power and run production as they try to outscore the Red Sox.

The Red Sox, on the other hand, have Masataka Yoshida (.294 batting average) and Justin Turner (.288 batting average) leading the way in terms of batting average. Rafael Devers has been a force with 29 home runs and 85 RBI, providing a strong offensive presence for the team.

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The game is scheduled to take place on Thursday at Minute Maid Park at 1:10 PM Central Time. Fans can tune in to catch the action live on MLB Network.

J.P. France Looks to Continue His Impressive Rookie Season

– The Astros’ starting pitcher, J.P. France, has a record of 9-4 this season and an impressive ERA of 2.75.
– Kyle Tucker, the Astros’ right fielder, leads the team in batting average with .293 and has hit 25 home runs.
– The Red Sox’s starting pitcher, Brayan Bello, will look to continue his solid performance with a 9-7 record and a 3.69 ERA.
– Masataka Yoshida and Justin Turner have been consistent contributors at the plate for the Red Sox, with a batting average of .294 and .288, respectively.
– Keep an eye on Rafael Devers, who leads the Red Sox in home runs with 29 and RBIs with 85.


Houston Astros:
Lance McCullers Jr. (SP): Elbow, D60
Grae Kessinger (SS): Health and Safety Protocols, D10
Luis Garcia (SP): Elbow, D60
Michael Brantley (LF): Shoulder, D60
Yordan Alvarez (LF): Finger, Day-to-Day
Phil Maton (RP): Elbow, D15

Boston Red Sox:
Kaleb Ort (RP): Elbow, D60
Zack Kelly (RP): Elbow, D60
Kenley Jansen (RP): Hamstring, Day-to-Day
Corey Kluber (SP): Shoulder, D15
Wyatt Mills (RP): Elbow, D60
Jarren Duran (CF): Toe, D10
Joely Rodríguez (RP): Hip, D15
Adalberto Mondesi (SS): Knee, D60

Main photo credits:

Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports


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