Houston (3rd - AL West) at Seattle (2nd - AL West)

Matchup Details
Sat, Sep 17 - Safeco Field
First Pitch - 9:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Houston 77-70-6.8941-3336-3766-7367-80-10.82
Seattle 78-691.2540-3238-3774-6773-740.07
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Houston
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFC. Rasmus
Out indefinitely
Ear
09/25/16
Rasmus is sidelined due to vertigo-like symptoms and there is no timetable for a return.2-3
$-228
3-2
3BA. Bregman
out for season
Hamstring
09/19/16
Bregman is dealing with right hamstring discomfort and is likely to miss the remainder of the regular season.6-4
$+110
4-6
SPD. Keuchel
Late Sept
Shoulder
09/13/16
Keuchel is dealing with left shoulder inflammation but is gearing up for a return sometime before the end of the season.11-12
$-187
11-12
LFP. Tucker
out for season
Shoulder
09/21/16
Tucker is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.22-19
$+186
21-19
SPL. McCullers
15-day DL
Elbow
09/14/16
McCullers is experiencing discomfort in his right elbow and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. There is currently no official timetable for a return.26-24
$+18
24-24
3BL. Valbuena
out for season
Hamstring
08/25/16
Valbuena has been placed on the 15-day disabled list and had season-ending surgery to repair his right hamstring.28-28
$-328
26-28
Seattle
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
DHN. Cruz
Prob Mon
Wrist
09/26/16
Cruz left the last game due to a wrist injury but is expected to suit up Monday against the Astros.0-0
$+0
0-0
CS. Clevenger
out for season
Suspension
09/24/16
Clevenger fractured the third metacarpal in his right hand and was placed on the 60-day disabled list. He has been suspended by the team for the remainder of the season due to an off-field incident.43-34
$+813
40-36
RPN. Karns
out for season
Back
09/01/16
Karns has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a low back strain and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.31-23
$+629
28-25
RPR. Cook
60-day DL
Back
08/21/16
Cook has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a strained right lat muscle. He has started a rehab assignment and there is still no definitive return timetable.82-73
$+42
77-72
SPA. Sampson
out for season
Elbow
06/24/16
Sampson has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a right flexor bundle strain and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.46-36
$+864
43-38
RPC. Furbush
out for season
Shoulder
04/03/16
Furbush will have surgery to repair his rotator cuff and has been moved the 60-day disabled list. He suffered a setback in his recovery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.82-73
$+42
77-72
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Houston Astros tightened things up a bit in the American League wild-card race by winning the series opener and look to make it even more interesting when they visit the Seattle Mariners on Saturday for the middle contest of their three-game set. Houston rolled past Seattle ace Felix Hernandez on Friday, scoring six runs over the first five innings en route to a 6-0 triumph that kept it four games behind Baltimore and Toronto for a wild-card spot.

 
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