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
Ques Sun
Ear
09/24/16
Rasmus has missed the last five games due to vertigo-like symptoms and his availability for Sunday's game against the Angels is unclear.1-3
$-328
3-1
RPK. Giles
day-to-day
Wrist
09/24/16
Giles suffered a right wrist contusion during batting practice. X-rays came back negative but it is unclear when he will make his next appearance.0-1
$-132
1-0
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.5-4
$+10
4-5
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.10-12
$-287
11-11
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.21-19
$+86
21-18
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.25-24
$-82
24-23
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.27-28
$-428
26-27
Seattle
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
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.42-34
$+713
40-35
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.30-23
$+529
28-24
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.81-73
$-58
77-71
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.45-36
$+764
43-37
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.81-73
$-58
77-71
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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