Houston (4th - AL West) at Oakland (1st - AL West)

Matchup Details
Thu, Jul 24 - O.co Coliseum
First Pitch - 3:35 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Houston 42-59-2.4021-2821-3147-5157-442.78
Oakland 62-3813.2433-1729-2148-4654-4616.88
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
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INJURY REPORT
Houston
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPJ. Cisnero
out for season
Elbow
05/14/14
Cisnero will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.31-35
$+454
31-33
RFG. Springer
15-day DL
Quadricep
07/23/14
Springer has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad strain.0-1
$-100
1-0
CFD. Fowler
15-day DL
Back
07/20/14
Fowler is on the 15-day disabled list due to back stiffness. He is expected to be sent on a rehab assignment before being activated from the DL.8-13
$-127
12-9
LFA. Presley
15-day DL
Oblique
07/20/14
Presley is suffering from a strained oblique and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. There is no timetable for his return.5-5
$+294
6-4
RPM. Albers
15-day DL
Shoulder
07/17/14
Albers is on the 15-day disabled list due to tendinitis in his right shoulder. He has started throwing again however there is no timetable for his return.13-23
$-512
17-19
SPC. McHugh
15-day DL
Finger
07/12/14
McHugh has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right middle fingernail avulsion.3-4
$+63
3-4
RPJ. Crain
60-day DL
Elbow
06/26/14
Crain has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from right biceps surgery. There is no timetable for his return.42-59
$-240
47-51
Oakland
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFY. Cespedes
Out thurs
Thumb
07/24/14
Cespedes left Wednesday's game with a right thumb injury. He has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Astros.0-0
$+0
0-0
2BA. Callaspo
Ques Sun
Leg
07/23/14
Callaspo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a Grade 2 strain of his right hamstring. He could return on Sunday against the Rangers.4-3
$-114
5-2
1BK. Blanks
15-day DL
Calf
06/24/14
Blanks has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf.15-9
$+341
11-10
SPA. Griffin
out for season
Elbow
05/22/14
Griffin is on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery.62-38
$+1324
48-46
SPJ. Parker
out for season
Elbow
03/25/14
Parker underwent successful Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire 2014 season.62-38
$+1324
48-46
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Covers Preview - Less than 24 hours after ending a three-game losing streak against their division rivals, the league-leading Oakland Athletics attempt to win the three-game series when they host the Houston Astros in the rubber match on Thursday afternoon. Oakland won the first five meetings between the clubs this season before dropping a 3-2 decision in the series opener.

 
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