Saturday, September 23, 2023

Houston Astros reached Kansas City BY SWEEP and the playoffs


The current champions Houston Astros They will look to make better use of these matchups against bottom-of-the-table teams when they open a three-game series against them Kansas City Royals.

Astros (83-64), after a three-game home series against Oakland Athletics, in which they lost two out of three. The A’s and Royals are the only teams in the majors that have lost at least 100 games this season.

The Houston Astros entered this series with a one-game lead Texas Rangers first in the West American League and a game and a half lead Seattle Mariners.

The Astros and Rangers will not meet again later in the regular season, but the Sidereals have three games scheduled in Seattle from Sept. 25-27, the penultimate series of the season.

Before reaching this final series, the Texans will face Kansas six times and Kansas three times Baltimore Orioles American League East Division leader.

The commanded by Dusty baker They could soon have valuable backup Ryne Stanek back after he suffered an ankle injury against the Rangers on September 4th.

The Royals (46-101) won two of three games against Chicago White Sox earlier this week for their first away series win since mid-May against San Diego Padres.

Kansas City won its last two games by a total of 18 runs.

Starter for the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals

He recently allowed four runs and four hits in four innings of a 7×5 win over the Padres in which he earned a no-decision.

Javier is 0-1 with a 7.36 ERA in three career appearances against the Royals, including one start.

From Kansas, Zack Greinke (1-15, 5.47) will be looking for its first win since May 3 against the Orioles.

The former American League Cy Young winner and six-time All Star is winless in his last 19 starts.

He lasted 3.2 innings in each of his last two appearances, for losses of 0.5 Boston Red Sox j Toronto Blue Jays.

Greinke is 6-4 in 12 career starts against the Houston Astros with a 3.19 ERA.

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