Series Breakdown: Astros at Dodgers

By Connor Nielen

Probable Pitchers:

Fri. Aug. 12. 9:10 pm CT – Bud Norris (5-8, 3.73) v. Nathan Eovaldi (1-0, 3.60)

Sat. Aug. 13. 9:10 pm CT – Wandy Rodriguez (8-8, 3.52) v. Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 2.79)

Sun. Aug. 14. 3:10 pm CT – Jordan Lyles (1-6, 4.88) v. Hiroki Kuroda (7-14, 3.01)


What To Watch For:

– Deja vu, the Astros aim to repeat the mid-June success they had in Los Angeles

– Empty Dodger Stadium seats (and a lot of them)

– Whether Houston’s young offense can maintain its recent barrage on opposing pitchers

– More Brad Mills late-inning hi-jinx to throw away games

– The answer to the question we’ve all been wondering:  is J.D. Martinez truly human or actually a cyborg?

– A terrific Saturday night lefty-lefty battle

– Bud Norris’ health situation (recurring blister & recent poor performance…)

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